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African J. of Accounting, Auditing and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
African J. of Economic and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Afro-Asian J. of Finance and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.205, h-index: 3)
American J. of Finance and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Asian J. of Management Science and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Atoms for Peace: an Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.103, h-index: 1)
Electronic Government, an Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.185, h-index: 23)
EuroMed J. of Management     Hybrid Journal  
European J. of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
European J. of Industrial Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.987, h-index: 16)
European J. of Intl. Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.258, h-index: 10)
Global Business and Economics Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.13, h-index: 7)
Interdisciplinary Environmental Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Abrasive Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.207, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Intl. J. of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.143, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.245, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Adaptive and Innovative Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Additive and Subtractive Materials Manufacturing     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.39, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Advanced Mechatronic Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.212, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Advanced Media and Communication     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.103, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Advanced Operations Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.24, h-index: 4)
Intl. J. of Aerodynamics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Intl. J. of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Agile and Extreme Software Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Agile Systems and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.212, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.125, h-index: 17)
Intl. J. of Alternative Propulsion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.103, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Applied Cryptography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.401, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Applied Decision Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.455, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Applied Management Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.369, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Applied Nonlinear Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Applied Pattern Recognition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Applied Systemic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.138, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Arts and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.114, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Auditing Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Automation and Control     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.297, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Automation and Logistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Automotive Composites     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Automotive Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.356, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Autonomic Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.125, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Aviation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Banking, Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.153, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Behavioural Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Behavioural and Healthcare Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Bibliometrics in Business and Management     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Big Data Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Intl. J. of Bio-Inspired Computation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.77, h-index: 25)
Intl. J. of Bioinformatics Research and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.231, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Biomechatronics and Biomedical Robotics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Biomedical Engineering and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.213, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Biomedical Nanoscience and Nanotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Biometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.244, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Biotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.128, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Bonds and Derivatives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Business and Emerging Markets     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Business and Globalisation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.21, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Business and Systems Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.205, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Business Competition and Growth     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Business Continuity and Risk Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Intl. J. of Business Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Business Excellence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.333, h-index: 12)
Intl. J. of Business Forecasting and Marketing Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Business Governance and Ethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.222, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Business Information Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.264, h-index: 18)
Intl. J. of Business Innovation and Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.273, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Business Intelligence and Data Mining     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30, SJR: 0.196, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Business Intelligence and Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Intl. J. of Business Performance Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.194, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Business Process Integration and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.172, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Chinese Culture and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Circuits and Architecture Design     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Cloud Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Intl. J. of Cognitive Biometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Cognitive Performance Support     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Collaborative Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Collaborative Enterprise     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Collaborative Intelligence     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.262, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Competitiveness     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Complexity in Applied Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Complexity in Leadership and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Intl. J. of Computational Biology and Drug Design     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.272, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Computational Complexity and Intelligent Algorithms     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Computational Economics and Econometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Intl. J. of Computational Intelligence Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.159, h-index: 6)
Intl. J. of Computational Science and Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.34, h-index: 12)
Intl. J. of Computational Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Computational Vision and Robotics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.123, h-index: 4)
Intl. J. of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.112, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Computer Applications in Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.309, h-index: 20)
Intl. J. of Computers in Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Computing Science and Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.385, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.217, h-index: 16)
Intl. J. of Convergence Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Corporate Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Corporate Strategy and Social Responsibility     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Creative Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Critical Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Critical Computer-Based Systems     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.22, h-index: 6)
Intl. J. of Critical Infrastructures     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.277, h-index: 18)
Intl. J. of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.381, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Data Mining and Bioinformatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.289, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Data Mining, Modelling and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.152, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Data Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Decision Sciences, Risk and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Decision Support Systems     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Design Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Intl. J. of Digital Culture and Electronic Tourism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Diplomacy and Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.173, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Earthquake and Impact Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.228, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Economics and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Economics and Business Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.102, h-index: 1)
Intl. J. of Education Economics and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.193, h-index: 2)
Intl. J. of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.234, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Electronic Banking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Electronic Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Customer Relationship Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.192, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Electronic Democracy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.2, h-index: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.383, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Electronic Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.195, h-index: 18)
Intl. J. of Electronic Marketing and Retailing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.148, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.221, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Embedded Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.252, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Emergency Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.492, h-index: 17)
Intl. J. of Energy Technology and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.131, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Engineering Management and Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.192, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Enterprise Network Management     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.118, h-index: 6)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurial Venturing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.213, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 0.238, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurship and Small Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.294, h-index: 16)
Intl. J. of Environment and Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.147, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Environment and Pollution     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.241, h-index: 35)
Intl. J. of Environment and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.142, h-index: 14)
Intl. J. of Environment and Waste Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.142, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Environment, Workplace and Employment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Environmental Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Environmental Policy and Decision Making     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Environmental Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.13, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Exergy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.667, h-index: 20)
Intl. J. of Experimental and Computational Biomechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Experimental Design and Process Optimisation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Export Marketing     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Financial Engineering and Risk Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Financial Innovation in Banking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Financial Markets and Derivatives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Financial Services Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Intl. J. of Forensic Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Forensic Engineering and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Foresight and Innovation Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.219, h-index: 14)
Intl. J. of Functional Informatics and Personalised Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.101, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Fuzzy Computation and Modelling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Gender Studies in Developing Societies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Global Energy Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.18, h-index: 19)
Intl. J. of Global Environmental Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.149, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Global Warming     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.431, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Globalisation and Small Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.293, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Granular Computing, Rough Sets and Intelligent Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Green Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.148, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Grid and Utility Computing     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.235, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Happiness and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Healthcare Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.155, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Heavy Vehicle Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.154, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of High Performance Computing and Networking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.362, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of High Performance Systems Architecture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.301, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Higher Education and Sustainability     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Hospitality and Event Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Human Factors and Ergonomics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Intl. J. of Human Factors Modelling and Simulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Intl. J. of Human Resources Development and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.148, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Intl. J. of Hydrology Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.181, h-index: 3)
Intl. J. of Image Mining     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Immunological Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Indian Culture and Business Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Industrial and Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.433, h-index: 19)
Intl. J. of Industrial Electronics and Drives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Information and Coding Theory     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Information and Communication Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.144, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Information and Computer Security     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.134, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Information and Decision Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.323, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Information and Operations Management Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Intl. J. of Information Privacy, Security and Integrity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Intl. J. of Information Quality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.103, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Information Systems and Change Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.112, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Information Systems and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Information Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.128, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Information Technology, Communications and Convergence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)

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Journal Cover International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology
  [SJR: 0.213]   [H-I: 10]   [4 followers]  Follow
    
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   ISSN (Print) 1752-6418 - ISSN (Online) 1752-6426
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  • Design of voice-controlled wheelchair for quadriplegic patients
    • Authors: N. Jeevitha, P.U. Ilavarasi
      Pages: 197 - 206
      Abstract: Powered wheelchairs with standard joysticks are difficult to control for 'Quadriplegics' patients. Wheelchair movement based on speaker's voice command will be helpful for the physically challenged people to mobilise themselves. So in this work a set of ten male and female voice commands (FORWARD, BACKWARD, LEFT, RIGHT and STOP) were recorded at different instances using a microphone and analysed how patient's voice differs from others by considering the parameters of amplitude, frequency and phase in the MATLAB software. FFT technique is used for feature extraction and smoothing the patient's voice signal. The processed signal is stored as a reference signal in LabVIEW for interfacing with hardware. The powered wheelchair movement depends on motor control and a drive system which consists of PIC 16F877A microcontroller and DC motor. Once the voice recognisation system identifies the voice command uttered by the patient, it is coded into digital signal and transferred to the PIC microcontroller which then controls the wheelchair accordingly.
      Keywords: quadriplegics; FFT; PIC microcontroller; LabVIEW; DC motor
      Citation: International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 24, No. 3 (2017) pp. 197 - 206
      PubDate: 2017-07-13T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJBET.2017.085137
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 3 (2017)
       
  • An optimised multidimensional feature vector for automatic tumour
           detection and retrieving similar images for diagnosing clinically
    • Authors: B. Jyothi, Y. Madhaveelatha, P.G.K. Mohan, V.S.K. Reddy
      Pages: 207 - 224
      Abstract: High speed advancements in the medical technology are revolutionising the medication. The usage of Computer-Aided Diagnosis (CAD) systems plays a potential role in improving the quality of clinical radiotherapy care. The tumours are fatal in nature and may invade the other parts of the body. Precise diagnosis is essential for accurate treatment of the tumour. In that direction to make easy access in the future all medical images are registered in a medical image database. Content-Based Medical Image Retrieval (CBMIR) techniques attract greater interest to facilitate medical fields in retrieving the interested medical images. Consequently, based on this, we propose an intellectual three-step CBMIR system which retrieves corresponding images from a large medical database to support the radiologist in the diagnosis tumour images. The initial step detects the tumour in the image. Based on this information it retrieves the nearby similar images within the pre-classified database with the optimised futures. In the final step, the performance of the retrieval system is enhanced by adapting the subjective feedback method. The experimental results show that the proposed region-based multiple features and integrated with classifier and subjective feedback method yield better results than classical retrieval systems.
      Keywords: content-based medical image retrieval; tumour detection; relevance feedback; feature extraction
      Citation: International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 24, No. 3 (2017) pp. 207 - 224
      PubDate: 2017-07-13T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJBET.2017.085138
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 3 (2017)
       
  • Atrial fibrillation detection using support vector machine and
           electrocardiographic descriptive statistics
    • Authors: Nuryani Nuryani, Bambang Harjito, Iwan Yahya, Maratus Solikhah, Rifai Chai, Anik Lestari
      Pages: 225 - 236
      Abstract: This paper proposes a new technique for detecting atrial fibrillation (AF). The method employs electrocardiographic features and support vector machine (SVM). The features include descriptive statistics of electrocardiographic RR interval. The RR interval is the distance in time between two consecutive R-peaks of electrocardiogram. AF detections using SVM with different electrocardiographic features and different SVM free parameters are explored. Employing SVM with the optimal free parameters and all the proposed electrocardiographic features, we find an AF detection technique with a comparable performance. The best performance obtained by the technique is 98.47% and 97.84%, in terms of sensitivity and specificity.
      Keywords: atrial fibrillation; support vector machine; electrocardiogram; RR interval
      Citation: International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 24, No. 3 (2017) pp. 225 - 236
      PubDate: 2017-07-13T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJBET.2017.085140
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 3 (2017)
       
  • A new pointing kernel classifier for MRI brain tumour detection and
           classification
    • Authors: Nuryani Nuryani, Bambang Harjito, Iwan Yahya, Maratus Solikhah, Rifai Chai, Anik Lestari
      Pages: 237 - 263
      Abstract: In medical imaging, detecting and classifying the brain tumours in Magnetic Resonance Image (MRI) is a demanding and critical task. This paper proposes a new system for MRI brain tumour segmentation and classification. The Distribution based Adaptive Filtering (DAF) technique is developed to remove the speckle and white Gaussian noise in the given image. In segmentation stage, the clustering and label formation processes are performed to predict the tumour part. The Neighbouring Cellular Automata (NCA) model is proposed for clustering. The labels such as Back Ground (BG), border area, Gray Matter (GM) and White Matter (WM) are formed for the clustered image. The features of the segmented image are extracted by using the Differential Binary Pattern (DBP) technique. The firefly optimisation technique is employed to select the best features. The Pointing Kernel Classifier (PKC) is used to classify the abnormal and normal brain images and the type of brain tumour.
      Keywords: brain tumour; benign; malignant; metastatic; DAF; distribution based adaptive filtering; MRI; magnetic resonance image; DBP; differential binary pattern; gray matter; white matter; PKC; pointing kernel classifier
      Citation: International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 24, No. 3 (2017) pp. 237 - 263
      PubDate: 2017-07-13T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJBET.2017.085142
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 3 (2017)
       
  • Three-dimensional reconstruction of grey matter
    • Authors: Megha Sunil Borse, Shubhangi B. Patil
      Pages: 264 - 284
      Abstract: Brain is made up of different tissues. Out of these different tissues of the brain grey matter is important as it processes information in the brain. Structures within the grey matter process signals which are generated in the sensory organs or other areas of the grey matter. In order to determine the actual content of grey matter in the brain it is essential to construct 3D volume of grey matter. Using segmentation techniques grey matter is separated from 2D MRI images. As skull has same intensity value as that of the grey matter it also gets separated along with grey matter. In order to remove the skull part various morphological operations are performed. By stacking together the separated grey matter a 3D volume is constructed. Surface rendering process is applied to this volume which gives the proper illumination based on viewing angle. This model is useful for the diagnosis of various abnormalities related with this tissue.
      Keywords: cerebral spinal fluid; CSF; osseous compact substance; OCS; osseous spongy substance; OSS; grey matter; white matter; scalp
      Citation: International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 24, No. 3 (2017) pp. 264 - 284
      PubDate: 2017-07-13T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJBET.2017.085143
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 3 (2017)
       
  • Building an intelligent integrated method of gene selection for
           facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy diagnosis
    • Authors: Divya Anand, Babita Pandey, Devendra K. Pandey
      Pages: 285 - 296
      Abstract: These days, the genetic testing of neuromuscular diseases is an active area of research. The microarray technology is playing a vital role in analysing the whole genome simultaneously. In microarrays, due to the presence of large number of genes and a small number of samples, it is very difficult to find the disease specific gene subset. So, here gene selection for classification plays a major role in the genetic testing of the disease. In this paper, the gene selection is performed by deploying genetic algorithm with different number of genes wherein the fitness function is evaluated using three different classifiers namely linear discriminant analysis, quadratic discriminant analysis and k-nearest neighbour one-at-a-time for classification of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. The comparative analysis of the same is also shown in this paper. A facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy gene dataset consisting of 50 samples and 33,297 genes is used to evaluate the performance of integrated algorithms. The result shows that the integration of genetic algorithm with k-nearest neighbour is found to be the best for gene selection and diagnosis of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.
      Keywords: facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy; genetic diagnosis; genetic algorithm; k-nearest neighbour; linear discriminant analysis; quadratic discriminant analysis; muscular dystrophy; microarray data; neuromuscular dystrophy
      Citation: International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 24, No. 3 (2017) pp. 285 - 296
      PubDate: 2017-07-13T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJBET.2017.085144
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 3 (2017)
       
  • A survey on EEG signal acquisitions for non-invasive method ASIC's
    • Authors: R.S. Sandesh, Nithya Venkatesan
      Pages: 297 - 309
      Abstract: This paper provides an insight about review of EEG acquisition systems for non invasive in terms of ASIC's. The features like operating voltage, gain, input noise, NEF, current, CMRR, electrode offset rejection and input impedance etc. for ASIC's are focused and studied in detail. The comparison provided helps to select the EEG acquisition based on above parameters.
      Keywords: instrumentation amplifier; EEG; CMRR; common mode rejection ratio; CMOS; NEF; CMFB; common mode feedback; CMFF; common mode feed forward; DRL; driven right leg
      Citation: International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 24, No. 3 (2017) pp. 297 - 309
      PubDate: 2017-07-13T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJBET.2017.085145
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 3 (2017)
       
 
 
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