EMBC´19 Biomedical engineering ranging
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Last updated on June 25, 2019. This conference program is tentative and subject to change

Technical Program for Saturday July 27, 2019

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SaA01 Hall A6+A7 - Level 1
Brain-Computer Interface - I Oral Session
Chair: Carrozza, Maria ChiaraScuola Superiore Sant'Anna
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA01.1 
Decoding Speech from Single Trial MEG Signals Using Convolutional Neural Networks and Transfer Learning
Dash, DebadattaThe University of Texas at Dallas
Ferrari, PaulUniversity of Texas at Austin
Heitzman, DaraghTexas Neurology
Wang, JunUniversity of Texas at Dallas
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA01.2 
Investigating Evoked EEG Responses to Targets Presented in Virtual Reality
Lapborisuth, PawanColumbia University
Faller, JosefColumbia University
Koss, JonathanColumbia University
Waytowich, NicholasArmy Research Laboratory
Touryan, JonathanU.S. Army Research Laboratory
Sajda, PaulColumbia University
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA01.3 
Enhancing Mu-Based BCI Performance with Rhythmic Electrical Stimulation at Alpha Frequency
Zhang, XiangZiJinan University
Guo, YaqiuJinan University
Gao, BoYuJinan University
Long, JinyiJinan Unviersity
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA01.4 
Trajectory Decoding of Arm Reaching Movement Imageries for Brain-Controlled Robot Arm System
Jeong, Ji-HoonKorea University
Shim, Kyung-HwanKorea University
Kim, Dong-JooKorea University
Lee, Seong-WhanKorea University
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA01.5 
An SSVEP-BCI in Augmented Reality
Liu, PengxiaoTianjin University
Ke, YufengTianjin University
Du, JialeTianjin University
Liu, WentaoTianjin University
Kong, LinghanTianjinUniversity
Wang, NingciTianjin University
Xu, MinpengTianjin University
An, XingweiTianjin University
Ming, DongTianjin University
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA01.6 
Estimation of Mental Workload Induced by Different Presentation Rates in Rapid Serial Visual Presentation Tasks
Yi, WeiboBeijing Machine and Equipment Institute
Qiu, ShuangInstitute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Science
Fan, Xin-anBeijing Machine and Equipment Institute
Zhang, LijianBeijing Machine and Equipment Institute
SaA02 Hall A8 - Level 1
Signal Processing and Classification of Photoplethysmographic Signals Oral Session
Chair: Faes, LucaUniversity of Palermo
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA02.1 
RespNet: A Deep Learning Model for Extraction of Respiration from Photoplethysmogram
R, VigneshHealthcare Technology Innovation Center, IIT Madras
Murugesan, BalamuraliIndian Institute of Technology Madras
Balakarthikeyan, VaishaliHealthcare Technology Innovation Centre
M Shankaranarayana, SharathIndian Institute of Technology Madras
Sp, PreejithHealthcare Technology Innovation Center - IITMadras
Ram, KeerthiIIT Madras
Joseph, JayarajHTIC, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Sivaprakasam, MohanasankarIndian Institute of Technology Madras
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA02.2 
PPG-Based Blood Pressure Monitoring by Pulse Wave Analysis: Calibration Parameters Are Stable for Three Months
Proenca, MartinCSEM SA
Bonnier, GuillaumeCSEM SA
Ferrario, DamienCSEM
Verjus, ChristopheCSEM
Lemay, MathieuCSEM
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA02.3 
Sleep-Wake Classification Using Statistical Features Extracted from Photoplethysmographic Signals
Motin, Mohammod AbdulPhD Student, University of Melbourne
Karmakar, ChandanDeakin University
Penzel, ThomasCharite Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Palaniswami, MarimuthuThe University of Melbourne
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA02.4 
A Validity and Reliability Study of Conditional Entropy Measures of Pulse Rate Variability
Pernice, RiccardoUniversity of Palermo
Javorka, MichalComenius University, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine
Krohova, JanaComenius University in Bratislava
Czippelova, BarboraDepartment of Physiology, Comenius University, Jessenius Faculty
Turianikova, ZuzanaDepartment of Physiology, Comenius University, Jessenius Faculty
Busacca, AlessandroUniversità Degli Studi Di Palermo
Faes, LucaUniversity of Palermo
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA02.5 
Photoplethysmography Signal Analysis to Assess Obesity, Age Group and Hypertension
Ferdinando, HanyUniversity of Oulu
Huotari, MattiUniversity of OULU
Myllylä, TeemuUniversity of Oulu
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA02.6 
Motion Artifact Removal of Photoplethysmogram (PPG) Signal
Abdul Majeed, IbrahimSamsung R&D India - Bangalore
Sujit, JosSamsung Research India-Bangalore
Arora, RahulSamsung R&D Institute India Bangalore
Karam, ChoiSamsung Advanced Institute of Technology
Bae, Sang KonSamsung Advanced Inst of Tech
SaA03 Hall A3 - Level 1
Optical Imaging - Coherence Tomography Oral Session
Chair: Zhao, HubinUniversity College London/Cambridge University
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA03.1 
Glaucoma Assessment from OCT Using Capsule Network
Gaddipati, Divya JyothiInternational Institute of Information Technology
Desai, AlakhInternational Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad
Sivaswamy, JayanthiInternational Institute of Information Technology-Hyderabad
Vermeer, Koenraad A.Rotterdam Ophthalmic Institute, Rotterdam Eye Hospital
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA03.2 
Super-Resolution OCT Using Sparse Representations and Heavy-Tailed Models
Valdez Zermeno, DanielUniversity of Bristol
Mayo, PerlaUniversity of Bristol
Nicholson, LindsayUniversity of Bristol
Achim, AlinUniversity of Bristol
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA03.3 
Speckle Reduction in Optical Coherence Tomography Via Super-Resolution Reconstruction
Zhao, RuiShenyang Jianzhu University
Zhao, YitianChinese Academy of Sciences
Chen, ZhiliShenyang Jianzhu University
Zhao, YifanCranfield University
Yang, JianlongCixi Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sci
Hu, YanChinese Academy of Sciences
Cheng, JunInstitute of Biomedical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Liu, JiangNingbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, CAS
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA03.4 
Relation between Retinal Vasculature and Retinal Thickness in Macular Edema
Ajaz, AqsaRMIT University
Aliahmad, BehzadRMIT University
Sarossy, MarcRMIT University
Kant Kumar, DineshRMIT University
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA03.5 
Using Convolutional Neural Networks for Classification of Bifurcation Regions in IVOCT Images
Miyagawa, MakotoFederal University of Amazonas
Costa, Marly G. F.Federal University of Amazonas - UFAM
Gutierrez, MarcoHeart Institute, University of Sao Paulo Medical School
Costa, Joao PedroUniversidade Federal Do Amazonas
Costa Filho, Cicero F. F.Universidade Federal Do Amazonas
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA03.6 
Optical Coherence Tomography Image Reconstruction Using Morphological Component Analysis
Rabbani, HosseinIsfahan Univ. of Medical Sciences
Mokhtary, MarziehIsfahan University Od Medical Sciences
SaA04 Hall A1 - Level 1
Bio-Electric Monitoring Applications Oral Session
Co-Chair: Kidmose, PrebenAarhus University, Denmark
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA04.1 
EEG-Based Mental Workload Estimation
Samima, ShabnamIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Sarma, MonalisaIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA04.2 
Emotional State Estimation Using Sensor Fusion of EEG and EDA
Yasemin, MineIstanbul Technical University
Sarikaya, Mehmet AliIstanbul Technical University
Ince, GökhanIstanbul Technical University
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA04.3 
Generic Dry-Contact Ear-EEG
Rands Bertelsen, AstridAarhus University
Bladt, HenrietteAarhus University
Christensen, Christian BechAarhus University
Kappel, Simon LindUniversity of Moratuwa
Toft, Hans OlafWidex A/S
Rank, Mike LindWidex A/S
Mikkelsen, KaareUniversity of Aarhus
Kidmose, PrebenAarhus University, Denmark
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA04.4 
An Efficient Algorithm for the Extraction of Fetal ECG from Standard and Non-Standard Multi Abdominal Maternal Leads
Pini, NicolòPolitecnico Di Milano
Magenes, GiovanniUniversity of Pavia
Fanelli, AndreaMassachusetts Institute of Technology
Signorini, Maria G.Politecnico Di Milano
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA04.5 
Capacitive Multi-Electrode Array with Real-Time Electrode Selection for Unobtrusive ECG & BIOZ Monitoring
Castro, Ivan D.KU Leuven & Imec
Patel, AakashImec
Torfs, TomIMEC
Puers, RobertCatholic University of Leuven
Van Hoof, ChrisIMEC
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA04.6 
Characterization of Implanted Stents through Neointimal Tissue Bioimpedance Simulations
Portillo-Anaya, Jose MaríaUniversidad De Sevilla
Perez, PabloInstituto De Microelecctronica De Sevilla / Universidad De Sevil
Huertas, GloriaInstituto De Microelectronica De Sevilla / Universidad De Sevill
Olmo, AlbertoUniversidad De Sevilla
Serrano, Juan A.Instituto De Microelectrónica De Sevilla (IMSE/US)
Andres, Maldonado-JacobiInstituto De Microelectronica De Sevilla / Universidad De Sevill
Yufera, AlbertoUniversity of Seville
SaA05 Hall A2 - Level 1
Time-Frequency Analysis of Cardiovascular Signals Oral Session
Chair: Augustyniak, PiotrAGH University of Science and Tech
Co-Chair: Hernández, Alfredo IUniv. of Rennes 1 and INSERM U1099
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA05.1 
A Direct Transform of Discrete Non-Uniform ECG to a Time-Scale Representation
Augustyniak, PiotrAGH University of Science and Tech
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA05.2 
ECG Delineation Using a Piecewise Gaussian Derivative Model with Parameters Estimated from Scale-Dependent Algebraic Expressions
Spicher, NicolaiUniversity of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund
Kukuk, MarkusUniversity of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA05.3 
Differences in Brugada Syndrome Patients through Ventricular Repolarization Analysis During Sleep
Romero, DanielInstitute for Bioengineering of Catalonia
Béhar, NathalieUniversité De Rennes 1
Mabo, PhilippeUniversité De Rennes 1
Hernández, Alfredo IUniv. of Rennes 1 and INSERM U1099
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA05.4 
Spectro-Temporal Feature Based Multi-Channel Convolutional Neural Network for ECG Beat Classification
Chen, HaoBiofourmis
Wibowo, SandiBiofourmis
Majmudar, MaulikMassachusetts General Hospital
Rajput, Kuldeep SinghBiofourmis
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA05.5 
Cardiotocograph Data Classification Improvement by Using Empirical Mode Decomposition
Fuentealba, PatricioOtto Von Guericke Universität, Magdeburg
Illanes, AlfredoOtto-Von-Guericke University of Magdeburg
Ortmeier, FrankOtto Von Guericke Universität, Magdeburg
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA05.6 
Estimation of Beat-To-Beat Interval and Systolic Time Intervals Using Phono and Seismocardiograms
Ahmaniemi, TeemuVTT Technical Research Center of Finland
Rajala, SatuNokia Technologies
Lindholm, HarriNokia Technologies
SaA06 Hall A5 - Level 1
Novel Multimodal Neural Interfaces for High Resolution Recording and
Chair: Chamanzar, MaysamrezaCarnegie Mellon University
Co-Chair: Kuzum, DuyguUniversity of California San Diego
Organizer: Chamanzar, MaysamrezaCarnegie Mellon University
Organizer: Kuzum, DuyguUniversity of California San Diego
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA06.1 
Organic Materials for Neuromorphic Devices and Architectures (I)
Gkoupidenis, PaschalisMax Planck Institute for Polymer Research
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA06.2 
Multimodal Readout and Control Technologies for the Deep Brain (I)
Pisanello, MarcoIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
Pisano, FilippoIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
Pisanello, FerruccioIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
De Vittorio, MassimoIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA06.3 
Flexible Neural Interfaces for Multimodal Recording and Stimulation (I)
Stieglitz, ThomasUniversity of Freiburg
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA06.4 
Soft Neural Implants with Light Delivery to Study the Somatosensory System (I)
Michoud, FredericEPFL
Seehus, CoreyHarvard Medical School
Schönle, PhilippIntegrated Systems Laboratory (IIS), ETH Zurich
Huang, QiutingIntegrated Systems Laboratory (IIS), ETH Zurich
Woolf, CliffordHarvard Medical School
Lacour, StéphanieEPFL
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA06.5 
Rapid Volumetric Optoacoustic Imaging of Calcium Dynamics across the Mouse Brain (I)
Mc Larney, BenTechnical University of Munich and Helmholtz Center Munich
Gottschalk, SvenBiological and Medical Imaging, Technical University of Munich A
Degtyaruk, OleksijHelmholtz Zentrum Muenchen GmbH
Rebling, JohannesUniversity and ETH Zurich
Deán-Ben, X. LuisBiological and Medical Imaging, Technical University of Munich A
Shoham, ShyTechnion-Israel Institute of Technology
Razansky, DanielUniversity and ETH Zurich
SaA07 Hall A4 - Level 1
Micro/Nano-Bioengineering Oral Session
Chair: Bansod, YogeshUniversity of Rostock
Co-Chair: Weizel, AlinaUniversity of Rostock
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA07.1 
High Density Nanowire Electrodes for Intracortical Microstimulation
Puttaswamy, Srinivasu ValagerahallyULSTER UNIVERSITY
Shi, QiongfengNational University of Singapore
Steele, DavidUlster University
Fishlock, SamUlster University
Lee, ChengkuoNational University of Singapore
McLaughlin, JamesUniversity of Ulster
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA07.2 
Development of Size-Selective Microfluidic Platform
Chen, ZheyuanTexas A&M University
Yamaguchi, HirohitoHamad Bin Khalifa University
Kameoka, JunTexas A&M University
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA07.3 
Evaluating Plasma Skimming with Whole Blood in Small Gap Region Imitating Clearance of Blood Pumps
Jiang, MingTokyo Institute of Technology
Murashige, TomotakaTokyo Institute of Technology
Sakota, DaisukeNational Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Hijikata, WataruTokyo Institute of Technology
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA07.4 
Rapid Label-Free DNA Quantification by Multi-Frequency Impedance Sensing on a Chip
Sui, JianyeRutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Gandotra, NeeruYale University
Scharfe, CurtYale University
Javanmard, MehdiRutgers University New Bru
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA07.5 
Computational Simulation of Electromagnetic Fields on Human Targets for Magnetic Targeting Applications
Fiocchi, SerenaConsiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche CNR
Chiaramello, EmmaIEIIT Institute of Electronics, Computers and Telecommunication
Bonato, MartaIEIIT Institute of Electronics, Computers and Telecommunication
Tognola, GabriellaCNR IEIIT - Istituto Di Elettronica E Di Ingegneria Dell’Informa
Catalucci, DanieleConsiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche, Istituto Di Ricerca Genetica
Parazzini, MartaConsiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche
Ravazzani, PaoloConsiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche CNR
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA07.6 
A Novel Spinal Cord Surrogate for the Study of Compressive Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries
Diotalevi, LucienÉcole De Technologie Supérieure
Petit, YvanÉcole De Technologie Supérieure
Peyrache, Louis-MarieÉcole De Technologie Supérieure
Facchinello, YannÉcole De Technologie Supérieure
Mac-Thiong, Jean-MarcDepartment of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montre
Wagnac, EricEcole De Technologie Superieure
SaA08 M8 - Level 3
Health Informatics - Health Data Acquisition, Transmission, Management and
Oral Session
Chair: Lee, YootUniversiti Teknologi MARA
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA08.1 
A Mixed Reality System for the Simulation of Emergency and First-Aid Scenarios
Girau, ElisaUniversity of Genoa
Mura, FabrizioUniversity of Genoa
Bazurro, SimoneUniversity of Genoa - Centro Di Ateneo Di Simulazione E Formazio
Casadio, MauraUniversity of Genova
Chirico, MarcoUniversity of Genoa - Centro Di Ateneo Di Simulazione E Formazio
Solari, FabioUniversity of Genoa
Chessa, ManuelaUniversity of Genoa
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA08.2 
An Artificial Intelligence-Based System for Nutrient Intake Assessment of Hospitalised Patients
Lu, YaUniversity of Bern
Stathopoulou, ThomaiUniversity of Bern
Vasiloglou, Maria F.University of Bern
Christodoulidis, StergiosUniversity of Bern
Blum, BeatUniversity Hospital Bern
Walser, ThomasInselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern
Meier, VinzenzInselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern
Stanga, ZenoBern University Hospital, University of Bern
Mougiakakou, StavroulaUniversity of Bern
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA08.3 
A Sustainable HL7 FHIR Based Ontology for PHR Data
Kilintzis, VassilisAristotle University of Thessaloniki
Kosvyra, AlexandraAristotle University of Thessaoniki
Beredimas, NikolaosAristotle University of Thessaloniki
Natsiavas, PantelisAristotle University of Thessaloniki
Maglaveras, NikolaosAristotle University of Thessaloniki
Chouvarda, IoannaAristotle University, EL090049627
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA08.4 
Predicting Stroke from Electronic Health Records
Chidozie Shamrock, NwosuNCIRL
Dev, SoumyabrataThe ADAPT Centre
Bhardwaj, PeruTrinity College Dublin
Veeravalli, BharadwajNational University of Singapore
John, DeepuUCD
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA08.5 
Fully Automated Subtraction of Heart Activity for Fetal Magnetoencephalography Data
Sippel, KatrinUniversity of Tübingen
Moser, JuliaUniversity of Tübingen
Schleger, FranziskaUniversity of Tübingen
Escalona-Vargas, Diana IrazúUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Preissl, HubertUniversity of Tübingen
Rosenstiel, WolfgangDepartment of Computer Engineering, University Tübingen, Germany
Spüler, MartinUniversity of Tübingen
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA08.6 
Differential Watermarking of Multilead ECG Baseline
Augustyniak, PiotrAGH University of Science and Tech
SaA09 M1 - Level 3
Research on Electrically Active Implants: Theory, Models, Experiments and
Clinical Applications
Invited Session
Chair: van Rienen, UrsulaUniversity of Rostock
Co-Chair: Bader, RainerUniversity Medicine of Rostock, Department of Orthopaedics
Organizer: van Rienen, UrsulaUniversity of Rostock
Organizer: Bader, RainerUniversity Medicine of Rostock, Department of Orthopaedics
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA09.1 
The Mechanical Regulation of Neuronal Growth and Regeneration (I)
Franze, KristianUniversity of Cambridge
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA09.2 
Towards an Energy Autonomous Platform for Electrically Active Implants (I)
Niemann, ChristophUniversity of Rostock
Plocksties, FranzUniversity of Rostock
Heller, JakobUniversity of Rostock
Timmermann, DirkUniversity of Rostock
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA09.3 
Design Trade-Offs in Neural Interface ICs (I)
Reich, StefanUniversity of Ulm
Sporer, MarkusUniversity of Ulm
Haas, MichaelUniversity of Ulm
Ortmanns, MauritsUniversity of Ulm
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA09.4 
Computational Modelling of Closed-Loop Deep Brain Stimulation (I)
Lowery, MadeleineUniversity College Dublin
Fleming, JohnUniversity College Dublin
Dunn, EleanorUniversity College Dublin
Sridhar, KarthikUniversity College Dublin
SaA10 M2 - Level 3
The Science and Engineering of Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) Invited Session
Chair: Bomzon, Ze'evNovocure
Co-Chair: Makarov, SergeyElectrical and Computer Engineering, Worcester PolytechnicInstitute
Organizer: Bomzon, Ze'evNovocure
Organizer: Makarov, SergeyElectrical and Computer Engineering, Worcester PolytechnicInstit
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA10.1 
Advanced Imaging for Monitoring Response to TTFields in Glioblastoma Patients (I)
Mohan, SuyashUniversity of Pennsylvania
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA10.2 
The Dielectric Properties of Brain Tumor Tissue (I)
Proescholdt, MartinUniversity Regensburg Medical Center
Haj, AmerDepartment of Neurosurgery; University Regensburg Medical Center
Lohmeier, AnnetteDepartment of Neurosurgery; University Regensburg Medical Center
Stoerr Eva-Maria, Eva-MariaDepartment of Neurosurgery; University Regensburg Medical Center
Eberl, PetraDepartment of Neurosurgery; University Regensburg Medical Center
Brawanski, AlexanderUniversity Hospital Regensburg
Bomzon, Ze'evNovocure
Hershkovich, Hadas SaraNovocure Ltd., Haifa, Israel
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA10.3 
Determination of Parameter Values for Conductivity, Capacitance and Inductance of Microtubules and a Refined Model of Their Bioelectric Circuitry Elucidate the Mode of Action of TTFields (I)
Tuszynski, Jack AdamUniversity of Alberta
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA10.4 
Potential of Cortical Neurons Modeling with Boundary Element Fast Multipole Method (I)
Makarov, SergeyElectrical and Computer Engineering, Worcester PolytechnicInstit
Noetscher, GregoryWorcester Polytechnic Instistute
Alexiou, IoannisWorcester Polytechnic Institute
Sundaram, PadmavathiMassachusetts General Hospital
Nummenmaa, AapoMassachussetts General Hospital
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA10.5 
A Theory Connecting Mechanisms Underlying 200 kHz AC Electric Fields Effects on Tumor Cell Structures (I)
Carlson, KrisBIDMC/Harvard Medical School
Tuszynski, Jack AdamUniversity of Alberta
Paudel, NirmalIEEE
Bomzon, Ze'evNovocure
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA10.6 
A Computational Study of Joule Heating During TTFields Therapy (I)
Miranda, Pedro CavaleiroFaculdade De Ciências, Universidade De Lisboa
Gentilal, NichalIBEB, Faculdade De Ciências, Universidade De Lisboa
Salvador, RicardoNeuroelectrics
SaA11 M4 - Level 3
Sleep Apnea Oral Session
Chair: Penzel, ThomasCharite Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Co-Chair: Jones, Richard D.New Zealand Brain Research Institute
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA11.1 
An Investigation of the Relationship between the Apnoea Hypopnoea Index and Apnoea Hypopnoea Duration Per Hour
de Chazal, PhilipUniversity of Sydney
Sadr, NadiUniversity of Sydney
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA11.2 
Recognition of Sleep/Wake States Analyzing Heart Rate, Breathing and Movement Signals
Gaiduk, MaksymHTWG Konstanz
Seepold, RalfHTWG Konstanz
Penzel, ThomasCharite Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Ortega, Juan AntonioUniversidad De Sevilla
Glos, MartinCharite-Universitaetsmedizin Berlin
Martinez Madrid, NatividadReutlingen University
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA11.3 
Trend Statistics Network and Channel Invariant EEG Network for Sleep Arousal Study
Rao M V, AchuthIndian Institute of Science
Ghosh, PrasantaIndian Institute of Science
Bhattacharjee, TanukaResearch & Innovation, TATA Consultancy Services, India
Dutta Choudhury, AnirbanTata Consultancy Services Ltd
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA11.4 
Effects of Optimized Heart Failure Medication on Central Sleep Apnea with Cheyne-Stokes Respiration Pattern in Chronic Heart Failure with Reduced Left-Ventricular Ejection Fraction
Schoebel, ChristophCharite Universitaetsmedizin Berlin
Fietze, IngoCharite-Universitaetsmedizin Berlin
Penzel, ThomasCharite Universitätsmedizin Berlin
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA11.5 
Dynamic Estimation of Cerebral Blood Flow Using Photo-Plethysmography Signal During Simulated Apnea
Soltan zadi, ArminUniversity of Texas at Arlington
Alex, RaichelUniversity of Texas Arlington
Zhang, RongUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Watenpaugh, DonaldSleep Consultants Inc
Behbehani, KhosrowUniversity of Texas at Arlington
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA11.6 
Linear Mixed Effects Modelling of Oxygen Desaturation after Sleep Apneas and Hypopneas: A Pilot Study
Solà-Soler, JordiInstitut De Bioenginyeria De Catalunya (IBEC)
Giraldo, BeatrizUniversitat Poiltècnica De Catalunya
Jané, RaimonInstitut De Bioenginyeria De Catalunya (IBEC)
SaA12 M6 - Level 3
Imaging for Surgery and Intervention Oral Session
Chair: Alic, LejlaTwente University
Co-Chair: Friebe, MichaelOtto-Von-Guericke-University
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA12.1 
RASNet: Segmentation for Tracking Surgical Instruments in Surgical Videos Using Refined Attention Segmentation Network
Ni, ZhenLiangInstitute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Bian, Gui-BinInstitute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Xie, Xiao-LiangChinese Academy of Sciences
Hou, Zeng-GuangInstitute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zhou, XiaohuInstitute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zhou, YanjieInstitute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA12.2 
Novel Similarity Metric for Image-Based Out-Of-Plane Motion Estimation in 3D Ultrasound
Balakrishnan, SathishOtto Von Guericke University Magdeburg
Patel, RajanOtto Von Guericke University Magdeburg
Illanes, AlfredoOtto-Von-Guericke University of Magdeburg
Friebe, MichaelOtto-Von-Guericke-University
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA12.3 
Quantifying Dermatology: Method and Device for User-Independent Ultrasound Measurement of Skin Thickness
Beaudoin, JudithMassachusetts Institute of Technology
Anthony, Brian W.Massachusetts Institute of Technology
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA12.4 
Towards Validating Stent Induced Micro Flow Patterns in Left Main Coronary Artery Bifurcations
Masoud-Ansari, SinaThe University of Auckland
Ormiston, JohnMercy Angiography
Webster, MarkAuckland District Health Board
Pontre, BeauUniversity of Auckland
Cowan, BrettUniversity of Auckland
Beier, SusannUniversity of New South Wales
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA12.5 
Susceptibility-Based MR Imaging of Nitinol Stent
Shi, CaiyunShenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Lauterbur Research C
Wang, HaifengShenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of S
Xie, GuoxiShenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Lauterbur Research C
Su, ShiShenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of S
Huang, YiGuangzhou Panyu Central Hospital
Chen, HanweiGuangzhou Panyu Central Hospital
Liu, XinShenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academyof Sc
Zheng, HairongShenzhen Inst of Advanced Tech
Liang, DongShenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA12.6 
A New Method for the 3D Reconstruction of Coronary Bifurcations Pre and Post the Angioplasty Procedure Using the QCA
Andrikos, IoannisUniversity of Ioannina
Sakellarios, AntonisForth-Biomedical Research Institute
Siogkas, PanagiotisFORTH-IMBB
Tsompou, PanagiotaUnit of Medical Technology and Intelligent Information Systems,
Kigka, VassilikiUniversity of Ioannina
Michalis, LamprosUniversity of Ioannina
Fotiadis, Dimitrios I.University of Ioannina
SaA13 R2 - Level 3
New Sensing Technologies Oral Session
Co-Chair: Cisotto, GiuliaUniversity of Padova
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA13.1 
A Reconfigurable, Pulse-Shaping Potentiometric Readout System for Bio-Sensing Transistors
Lu, Shao-YungNational Chiao Tung University
Shan, Siang-SinNational Chiao Tung University
Liao, Yu-TeNational Chiao Tung University
Yang, JianchengUniversity of Florida
Ren, FanUniversity of Florida
Chang, Chin-WeiUniversity of Florida
Lin, JenshanUniversity of Florida
Pearton, StephenUniversity of Florida
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA13.2 
A Simple and Accessible Inkjet Platform for Ultra-Short Concept-To-Prototype sEMG Electrodes Production
Cisotto, GiuliaUniversity of Padova
Rosati, GiulioUniversity of Padova
Paccagnella, AlessandroUniversity of Padova
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA13.3 
Near Infrared Spectrometric Investigations on the Behaviour of Lactate
Baishya, NysthaCity, University of London
Budidha, KarthikCity University
Mamouei, MohammadHosseinCity, University of London
Qassem, MehaCity University London
Vadgama, PankajQueen Mary University of London
Kyriacou, PanayiotisCity University London
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA13.4 
Towards the Design of an Impedance-Controlled HD-sEMG Amplifier: A Feasibility Study
Cerone, Giacinto LuigiPolitecnico Di Torino
Gazzoni, MarcoPolitecnico Di Torino
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA13.5 
Hearables: Feasibility and Validation of In-Ear Electrocardiogram
Hammour, GhenaImperial College London
Yarici, MetinImperial College London
von Rosenberg, WilhelmImperial College London
Mandic, DaniloImperial College
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA13.6 
Wearable Multimodal Stethoscope Patch for Wireless Biosignal Acquisition and Long-Term Auscultation
Klum, MichaelTechnische Universität Berlin
Leib, FabianTechnische Universität Berlin
Oberschelp, CasperTechnische Universität Berlin
Martens, DavidTechnische Universität Berlin
Pielmus, Alexandru GabrielTechnische Universität Berlin
Tigges, TimoTechnical University Berlin
Penzel, ThomasCharite Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Orglmeister, ReinholdTechnische Universität Berlin
SaA14 R3 - Level 3
Time-Frequency Analysis of Electrophysiological Signals Oral Session
Chair: Hornero, RobertoUniversity of Valladolid
Co-Chair: Boylan, GeraldineUniversity College Cork
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA14.1 
Characterization of EEG Resting-State Activity in Alzheimer's Disease by Means of Recurrence Plot Analyses
Núñez, PabloUniversity of Valladolid, CIF: Q4718001C
Poza, JesusUniversity of Valladolid
Gomez, CarlosUniversity of Valladolid, CIF: Q4718001C
Barroso-García, VerónicaUniversity of Valladolid, CIF: Q4718001C
Ruiz-Gómez, Saúl J.Biomedical Engineering Group, University of Valladolid
Maturana-Candelas, AarónUniversity of Valladolid
Tola-Arribas, Miguel A.Department of Neurology, Hospital Universitario Río Hortega
Cano, MónicaDepartment of Clinical Neurophysiology, Hospital Universitario R
Hornero, RobertoUniversity of Valladolid
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA14.2 
Correntropy Based Robust Decomposition of Neuromodulations
Akella, ShailajaUniversity of Florida, Gainesville
Principe, JoseUniversity of Florida
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA14.3 
State-Space Global Coherence to Estimate the Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of the Coordinated Brain Activity
Yousefi, AliMassachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Saadati Fard, RezaIsfahan University of Technology
Eden, UriBoston University
Brown, EmeryMIT
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA14.4 
Machine Learning without a Feature Set for Detecting Bursts in the EEG of Preterm Infants
O'Toole, John M.University College Cork
Boylan, GeraldineUniversity College Cork
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA14.5 
Multitaper Infinite Hidden Markov Model for EEG
Song, AndrewMassachusetts Institute of Technology
Chlon, LeonMIT
Soulat, HugoMgh - Mit
Tauber, JohnMassachusetts Institute of Technology
Subramanian, SandyaMassachusetts Institute of Technology
Ba, DembaMIT
Prerau, MichaelMassachusetts General Hospital
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA14.6 
Drug-Specific Models Improve the Performance of an EEG-Based Automated Brain-State Prediction System
Kashkooli, KimiaTufts University School of Medicine
Polk, Sam, LTufts University
SaA15 M3 - Level 3
Ultrasound Imaging - Cardiac and Vascular Applications Oral Session
Chair: Stieglitz, ThomasUniversity of Freiburg
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA15.1 
A Comparison of Three Multimodality Coronary 3D Reconstruction Methods
Tsompou, PanagiotaUnit of Medical Technology and Intelligent Information Systems,
Siogkas, PanagiotisFORTH-IMBB
Sakellarios, AntonisForth-Biomedical Research Institute
Andrikos, IoannisUniversity of Ioannina
Kigka, VassilikiUniversity of Ioannina
Lemos, PedroDept. of Interventional Cardiology at the Heart Institute (InCor
Michalis, LamprosUniversity of Ioannina
Fotiadis, Dimitrios I.University of Ioannina
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA15.2 
Left Ventricular Vortices in Myocardial Infarction Observed with Echodynamography
Oktamuliani, SriGraduate School of Biomedical Engineering, Tohoku University
Hasegawa, KaoruTohoku University
Saijo, YoshifumiTohoku University
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA15.3 
Experimental Characterization of Optoacoustic Phantoms in Gel Wax and Polyvinyl Alcohol for Blood Pressure Measurements
Amado Rey, Ana BelénUniversity of Freiburg
Mittnacht, AnnetteUniversity of Freiburg
Stieglitz, ThomasUniversity of Freiburg
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA15.4 
Three-Dimensional Extension of Blood Vessel Network by Combining Multiple Ultrasound Volumes from Different Directions
Katai, TakuyaTokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology
Yasuda, IkumuTokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology
Watanabe, KosukeTokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology
Okadome, KansaiTokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology
Edamoto, YoshihiroHigashi-Saitama National Hospital
Enosawa, ShinNational Center for Child Health and Development
Masuda, KohjiTokyo Univ. A&T
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA15.5 
Patch Based Texture Classification of Thyroid Ultrasound Images Using Convolutional Neural Network
Poudel, PrabalOtto-Von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Illanes, AlfredoOtto-Von-Guericke University of Magdeburg
Sadeghi, MaryamOtto-Von-Guericke University, Institute of Medical Technology, I
Friebe, MichaelOtto-Von-Guericke-University
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA15.6 
Higher Order Statistical Analysis for Thyroid Texture Classification and Segmentation in 2D Ultrasound Images
Mahmoodian, NaghmehOtto-Von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Poudel, PrabalOtto-Von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Illanes, AlfredoOtto-Von-Guericke University of Magdeburg
Friebe, MichaelOtto-Von-Guericke-University
SaA16 M5 - Level 3
Surgical Robotics Oral Session
Chair: Casals, AliciaCenter of Research in Biomedical Engineering, Universitat Politècnica De Catalunya, Barcelona Tech
Co-Chair: Esfahani, EhsanUniversity at Buffalo, SUNY
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA16.1 
 Mechanical Design and Modeling of a Manipulator Tool for a Compact Multiple-Tool Single Port Laparoscopic Robot Platform
Wang, FanxinUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Toombs, NicholasUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Kesavadas, ThenkurussiUIUC/HCESC
Ferreira, PlacidUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA16.2 
Surgical Skill Assessment Using Motor Control Features and Hidden Markov Model
Gorantla, Kuber ReddyUniversity at Buffalo
Esfahani, EhsanUniversity at Buffalo, SUNY
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA16.3 
Determination of a Tactile Feedback Strategy for Use in Robotized Percutaneous Procedures
Zhu, RuiHochschule Furtwangen
Rubbert, LennartINSA Strasbourg
Renaud, PierreINSA Strasbourg
Mescheder, UlrichInstitute for Microsystems Technology (IMST), Furtwangen Univers
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA16.4 
Development of a Transoral Robotic Surgery Training Platform
Geoghegan, RoryUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Song, JonathanUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Singh, AadeshUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Le, TylerUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Abiri, AhmadUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Mendelsohn, Abie HUCLA School of Medicine
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA16.5 
Vision Based Robot Assistance in TTTS Fetal Surgery
Sayols, NarcísUniversitat Politècnica De Catalunya
Hernansanz, AlbertTechnical University of Catalonia
Parra, JohannaFetal i+D Fetal Medicine Research Center, BCNatal
Eixarch, ElisendaBCNatal, Hospital Clı́nic, Hospital Sant Joan De Déu
Gratacós, EduardFetal i+D Fetal Medicine Research Center, BCNatal - Barcelona Ce
Amat, JosepUniversitat Politècnica De Catalunya, Barcelona Tech
Casals, AliciaCenter of Research in Biomedical Engineering, Universitat Politè
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA16.6 
Quantitative Evaluation of Bleeding During Blood Vessel Puncture Caused by Fine Needle in Lower Abdomen
Izumi, KokiWaseda University
Tsumura, RyosukeWaseda University
Iwata, HiroyasuWaseda University
SaA17 R12 - Level 3
Wearable Inertial Sensors and Systems Oral Session
Co-Chair: Beudel, MartijnAmsterdam University Medical Center
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA17.1 
A Clinical Applicable Smartwatch Application for Measuring Hyperkinetic Movement Disorder Severity
Vochteloo, MartijnHanze University of Applied Sciences
Tijssen, Marina AjDept Neurology, Umcg, University of Groningen
Beudel, MartijnAmsterdam University Medical Center
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA17.2 
Estimating Movements of Human Body for the Shirt-Type Wearable Device Mounted on the Strain Sensors Based on Convolutional Neural Networks
Ogata, KunihiroNational Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Matsumoto, YoshioAdvanced Industrial Science and Technology
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA17.3 
IMU Sensor Fusion Algorithm for Monitoring Knee Kinematics in ACL Reconstructed Patients
Bravo, GracielaPontificia Universidad Católica De Chile
Halvorson, RyanUCSF
Matthew, Robert, PUC Berkeley
Lansdown, DrewUCSF
Ma, BenjaminUCSF
Bajcsy, RuzenaUC Berkeley, CITRIS
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA17.4 
Techniques for Improving the Reliability of Prosthesis Wearer Muscle Signals Using Pressure and EMG Sensors
Shin, Jin WooKorea Polytechnic University
Eom, Su HongKorea Polytechnic University
Lee, Chol UKorea Polytechnic University
Lee, Eung HyukKorea Polytechnic University
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA17.5 
Gut-Brain Computer Interfacing (GBCI) : Wearable Monitoring of Gastric Myoelectric Activity
Vujic, AngelaMIT
Krause, ChristopherMIT
Georgette, TsoMIT
Lin, JiaqiDepartment of Chemical Engineering, David H. Koch Institute For
Han, BichengHarvard University
Maes, PattieMIT Media Lab
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA17.6 
A Novel Parameterisation of Phase Plots for Monitoring of Parkinson’s Disease
Dunne-Willows, MichaelEPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Cloud Computing for Big Da
Watson, PaulSchool of Computing Science, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upo
Shi, JianSchool of Mathematics and Statistics, Newcastle University
Rochester, LynnNewcastle University
Del Din, SilviaNewcastle University
SaA18 R13 - Level 3
Neural Stimulation - I Oral Session
Chair: Tong, ShanbaoShanghai Jiao Tong University
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA18.1 
Constrained Maximum Intensity Optimized Multi-Electrode tDCS Targeting of Human Somatosensory Network
Khan, AsadUniversität Klinikum Münster, University of Münster
Antonakakis, MariosUniversity of Muenster
Vogenauer, NikolasUniversity of Münster
Wollbrink, AndreasUniversity of Muenster
Suntrup-Krueger, SonjaUniversity Hospital Muenster
Schneider, TillDepartment of Neurophysiology and Pathophysiology, University Me
Herrmann, ChristophResearch Center Neurosensory Science, European Medical School, U
Nitsche, Michael A.Georg-August-University, Goettingen
Paulus, WalterGeorg-August-University, Goettingen
Haueisen, JensTechnische Universität Ilmenau
Wolters, CarstenUniversity of Muenster
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA18.2 
Electric Field Distribution During Non-Invasive Electric and Magnetic Stimulation of the Cervical Spinal Cord
Fernandes, Sofia RitaFaculdade De Ciências E Faculdade De Medicina Da Universidade De
Salvador, RicardoNeuroelectrics
de Carvalho, MamedeIMM Molecular Medicine Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Universit
Miranda, Pedro CavaleiroFaculdade De Ciências, Universidade De Lisboa
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA18.3 
Beta Power May Meditate the Effect of Gamma-TACS on Motor Performance
Mastakouri, Atalanti AnastasiaMax Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems
Schölkopf, BernhardMPI for Biological Cybernetics
Grosse-Wentrup, MoritzMax Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA18.4 
Towards Safe Infrared Nerve Stimulation: A Systematic Experimental Approach
Schlett, PaulUniklinik Freiburg
Wegner, CelineInomed Medizintechnik GmbH
Krueger, Thilo BInomed Medizintechnik GmbH
Hofmann, Ulrich G.University of Freiburg
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA18.5 
A Computational Analysis of the Electric Field Components in Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation
Callejón Leblic, María AmparoFaculty of Sciences. University of Lisbon
Miranda, Pedro CavaleiroFaculdade De Ciências, Universidade De Lisboa
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA18.6 
The Lasting Effects of 1Hz Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Resting State EEG in Healthy Subjects
Qiu, ShuangInstitute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Science
Wang, ShengpeiResearch Center for Brain-Inspired Intelligence and National Lab
Yi, WeiboBeijing Machine and Equipment Institute
Zhang, ChunchengInstitute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
He, HuiguangInstitute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
SaA19 R4 - Level 3
Image Segmentation (I) Oral Session
08:30-08:45, Paper SaA19.1 
Epistemic Uncertainty Modeling for Vessel Segmentation
Martin, RémiEcole De Technologie Superieure
Miró, JoaquimDepartment of Pediatrics, CHU Sainte-Justine
Duong, LucEcole De Technologie Superieure
08:45-09:00, Paper SaA19.2 
Simultaneous Tissue Classification and Lateral Ventricle Segmentation Via a 2D U-Net Driven by a 3D Fully Convolutional Neural Network
Wu, JiongSun Yat-Sen University
Zhang, YueSouthern University of Science and Technology
Tang, XiaoyingSouthern University of Science and Technology
09:00-09:15, Paper SaA19.3 
Instance Segmentation of Nematode Cysts in Microscopic Images of Soil Samples
Chen, LongRWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
Strauch, MartinRWTH Aachen University
Daub, MatthiasJulius Kühn Institute: Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Pl
Jansen, MarcusLemnaTec GmbH, Aachen, Germany
Luigs, Hans-GeorgLemnaTec GmbH, Aachen, Germany
Merhof, DoritRWTH Aachen University
09:15-09:30, Paper SaA19.4 
Pancreas Segmentation in Abdominal CT Scans Using Inter-/Intra-Slice Contextual Information with a Cascade Neural Network
Yang, ZhengzhengNorthwest University
Zhang, LeiNorthwest University
Zhang, MinNorthwest University, China
Feng, JunNorthwest University
Wu, ZhengFirst Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University
Ren, FenggangFirst Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University
Lv, YiFirst Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University
09:30-09:45, Paper SaA19.5 
Electroanatomic Mapping to Determine Scar Regions in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
He, JiyueUniversity of Pennsylvania
Jang, Kuk JinUniversity of Pennsylvania
Walsh, KatieHospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Liang, JacksonHospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Dixit, SanjayHospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Mangharam, RahulUniversity of Pennsylvania
09:45-10:00, Paper SaA19.6 
Localization of Small Neoplastic Lesions in Colonoscopy by Estimating Edge, Texture and Motion Saliency
Ruano, JosueUniversidad Nacional De Colombia
Barrera, CristianUniversidad Nacional De Colombia
Bravo, DiegoUniversidad Nacional De Colombia
Gomez, MartinUniversidad Nacional De Colombia
Romero, EduardoUniversidad Nacional De Colombia
SaB01 Hall A6+A7 - Level 1
Brain-Computer Interface - II Oral Session
Co-Chair: Tkacz, EwarystSilesian Univ of Tech, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB01.1 
Applying Intuitive EEG-Controlled Grasp Neuroprostheses in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury: Preliminary Results from the MoreGrasp Clinical Feasibility Study
Müller-Putz, GernotGraz University of Technology
Ofner, PatrickGraz University of Technology
Pereira, JoanaGraz University of Technology
Pinegger, AndreasGraz University of Technology
Schwarz, AndreasGraz, University of Technology
Zube, MarcelGraz University of Technology
Eck, UteHeidelberg University Hospital
Hessing, BjörnHeidelberg University Hospital
Schneiders, MatthiasHeidelberg University Hospital
Rupp, RüdigerHeidelberg University Hospital
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB01.2 
Effects of Stimulus Position on the Classification of Miniature Asymmetric VEPs for Brain-Computer Interfaces
Xu, MinpengTianjin University
Zhou, XiaoyuTianjin University
Xiao, XiaolinTianjin University
Wang, YijunInstitute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jung, Tzyy-PingUniversity of California San Diego
Ming, DongTianjin University
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB01.3 
Comparison of Visual and Auditory Modalities for Upper-Alpha EEG-Neurofeedback
Bucho, TeresaInstituto Superior Técnico, Universidade De Lisboa
Caetano, GinaInstituto Superior Técnico, Universidade De Lisboa
Vourvopoulos, AthanasiosUniversity of Southern California
Accoto, FlorianaUniversity of Salento
Esteves, InêsInstituto Superior Técnico, Universidade De Lisboa
Badia, Sergi Bermúdez iFaculdade De Ciências Exatas E Da Engenharia, Universidade Da Ma
Rosa, Agostinho Claudio daTechnical University of Lisbon
Figueiredo, PatriciaInstituto Superior Técnico, Universidade De Lisboa
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB01.4 
A.Eye Drive: Gaze-Based Semi-Autonomous Wheelchair Interface
Subramanian, MahendranImperial College London
Songur, NoyanImperial College London
Adjei, DarrellImperial College London
Orlov, PavelImperial College London
Faisal, A. AldoImperial College London
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB01.5 
Tensor Discriminant Analysis for MI-EEG Signal Classification Using Convolutional Neural Network
Huang, ShoulinHarbin Institute of Technology
Peng, HaoDepartment of Electronic and Information Engineering, Harbin Ins
Chen, YangHarbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen
Sun, KaiDepartment of Electronic & Information Engineering, Harbin Insti
Fang, ShenDepartment of Electronic & Information Engineering, Harbin Insti
Wang, TongHarbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen
Ma, TingHarbin Institute of Technology at Shenzhen
11:45-12:00, Paper SaB01.6 
A Multifocal SSVEPs-Based Brain-Computer Interface with Less Calibration Time
Tang, JiabeiTianjin University
Xu, MinpengTianjin University
Liu, ZhengTianjin University
Meng, JiayuanTianjin University
Chen, ShanguangChina Astronaut Research and Training Center
Ming, DongTianjin University
SaB02 Hall A8 - Level 1
Signal Processing and Classification in Fetal and Neonatal Physiology Oral Session
Chair: Signorini, Maria G.Politecnico Di Milano
Co-Chair: Keenan, EmersonThe University of Melbourne
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB02.1 
Influence of Averaged Fetal Heart Rate in Heart Rate Variability Analysis
De Jonckheere, JulienCHRU De Lille
Logier, RegisCHRU De Lille
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB02.2 
Fetal Heart Rate Estimation from a Single Phonocardiogram Signal Using Non-Negative Matrix Factorization
Dia, NafissaUniv. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, CHU Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble INP, TI
Fontecave-Jallon, JulieUniv. Grenoble Alpes, TIMC - IMAG
Gumery, Pierre-YvesUniversité Joseph Fourier
Rivet, BertrandGrenoble Universities
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB02.3 
Characterization of EHG Contractions at Pregnancy and Term Labor by Multiscale Entropy Analysis
Garcia-Gonzalez, Maria-TeresaUniversidad Autonoma Metropolitana
Charleston-Villalobos, SoniaUniversidad Autonoma Metropolitana
Gonzalez-Camarena, RamonUniversidad Autonoma Metropolitana
García-Ruíz, Ashmed-ClaudioUniversidad Autónoma Metropolitana
Aljama-Corrales, TomasUniversidad Autonoma Metropolitana
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB02.4 
Hybrid Neonatal EEG Seizure Detection Algorithms Achieve the Benchmark of Visual Interpretation of the Human Expert
Stevenson, NathanQIMR Berghofer
Tapani, KaroliinaAalto University
Vanhatalo, SampsaHelsinki University Central Hospital and University of Helsinki,
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB02.5 
Automatic and Continuous Discomfort Detection for Premature Infants in a NICU Using Video-Based Motion Analysis
Sun, YueEindhoven University of Technology
Kommers, DeedeeMaxima Medical Center, Veldhoven; Eindhoven University of Techno
Wang, WenjinPhilips Research
Joshi, RohanPhilips Research
Shan, CaifengPhilips Research
Tan, TaoEindhoven University of Technology
Aarts, Ronald M.Philips
van Pul, CarolaMaxima Medical Center
Andriessen, PeterMaxima Medical Center
de With, PeterEindhoven University of Technology
11:45-12:00, Paper SaB02.6 
The Implementation of an Apnea-Based Perinatal Stress Calculator
Lavanga, MarioKU Leuven
De Wel, OfelieKU Leuven
Caicedo, AlexanderUniversidad Del Rosario
Deviaene, MargotKU Leuven
Moeyersons, JonathanKU Leuven
Varon, CarolinaKatholieke Universiteit Leuven
Bollen, BiekeUZ Leuven
Jansen, KatrienDepartment of Pediatrics, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuve
Ortibus, ElsUZ Leuven
Naulaers, GunnarUniversity Hospitals Leuven
Van Huffel, SabineKU Leuven
SaB03 Hall A3 - Level 1
Optical Imaging and Microscopy Oral Session
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB03.1 
Quantitative Analysis of 3D Artery Volume Reconstructions Using Biplane Angiography and Intravascular OCT Imaging
Latus, SarahHamburg University of Technology
Neidhardt, MaximilianHamburg University of Technology, Institute of Medical Technolog
Lutz, MatthiasUniversitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein
Gessert, NilsHamburg University of Technology, Institute of Medical Technolog
Frey, NorbertUniversitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein
Schlaefer, AlexanderHamburg University of Technology
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB03.2 
Ultrasonically Steerable Graded-Index Optical Waveguides for Deep Tissue Light Delivery: Theory and Applications
Scopelliti, Matteo GiuseppeCarnegie Mellon University
Karimi, YasinCarnegie Mellon University
Chamanzar, MaysamrezaCarnegie Mellon University
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB03.3 
Fractal Characterization of Subviral Particle Motion: On the Influence of Spatio-Temporal Interpolation Methods
Rausch, AndreasTechnische Hochschule Mittelhessen
Schanze, ThomasTechnische Hochschule Mittelhessen (THM), FB LSE, IBMT
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB03.4 
Tracking and Line Integration of Diffuse Cellular Subdomains by Mesh Advection
Boquet-Pujadas, AleixInstitut Pasteur
Grimaldi, CeciliaInstitute for Cell Biology, ZMBE
Raz, ErezInstitute for Cell Biology, ZMBE
Olivo-Marin, Jean-ChristopheInstitut Pasteur
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB03.5 
Rotation Invariant Clustering of 3D Cell Nuclei Shapes
Wagner, PatrickFraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute
Morath, Jakob PaulMax Planck Institute for Infection Biology
Zychlinsky, ArturoMax Planck Institute for Infection Biology
Müller, Klaus-RobertTechnical University of Berlin
Samek, WojciechFraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute
11:45-12:00, Paper SaB03.6 
Dynamic Activation Patterns of the Motor Brain Revealed by Diffuse Optical Tomography
Khan, Ali FahimUniversity of Oklahoma
Zhang, FanUniversity of Oklahoma
Yuan, HanUniversity of Oklahoma
Ding, LeiUniversity of Oklahoma
SaB04 Hall A1 - Level 1
Bio-Electric Sensing Oral Session
Co-Chair: Leonov, VladimirImec
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB04.1 
Feasibility Experiments to Detect Skin Hydration Using a Bio-Impedance Sensor
Sunny, Ali ImamKing's College London
Rahman, MohammedKing's College London
Koutsoupidou, MariaKing's College London
Cano-Garcia, HelenaKing's College London, Medical Wireless Sensing Ltd
Thanou, MayaKing's College London
Rafique, WaqasKing's College London
Lipscombe, OliverMediwise
Kassanos, PanagiotisImperial College London
Triantis, IasonasCity, University of London
Kallos, EfthymiosMediWise, Medical Wireless Sensing Ltd
Kosmas, PanosKing's College London
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB04.2 
Bioimpedance Method for Human Body Hydration Assessment
Leonov, VladimirImec
Lee, SeulkiImec
Londergan, AnaQualcomm Technology, Inc
Martin, Russel A.Qualcomm Technology, Inc
De Raedt, WalterImec
Van Hoof, ChrisIMEC
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB04.3 
A Wearable Wireless Armband Sensor for High-Density Surface Electromyography Recording
Tam, SimonLaval University
Bilodeau, GuillaumeLaval University
Brown, JérémyLaval University
Gagnon-Turcotte, GabrielUniversité Laval
Campeau-Lecours, AlexandreUniversite Laval
Gosselin, BenoitLaval University
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB04.4 
Tissue Paper As a Substrate for Electronic Biosensing
Sardar, SakshiRutgers University
Javanmard, MehdiRutgers University New Bru
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB04.5 
Imaging of a Dielectric Inclusion Using a Contactless Radio-Frequency Inductive Probe for Tissue Diagnosis
Pasquier, AlexianeCentre De Nanosciences Et De Nanotechnologies, CNRS, Univ. Paris
Le Diraison, YohanSATIE, CNRS, Université De Cergy-Pontoise
Joubert, Pierre-YvesCentre De Nanosciences Et De Nanotechnologies, CNRS, Univ. Paris
Serfaty, StéphaneSATIE, CNRS, Université De Cergy-Pontoise
11:45-12:00, Paper SaB04.6 
Development of a Low Cost & Low Noise Amplification System for in Vitro Neuronal Recording through Microelectrode Arrays
Aqrawe, ZaidUniversity of Auckland
Patel, NitishUniversity of Auckland
Montgomery, JohannaThe Univeristy of Auckland, Centre for Brain Research
Travas-Sejdic, JadrankaThe Univeristy of Auckland
Svirskis, DarrenThe Univeristy of Auckland, School of Pharmacy
SaB05 Hall A2 - Level 1
Signal Processing and Classification for Contactless Measurements Oral Session
Chair: McDuff, Daniel JonathanMicrosoft
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB05.1 
Exploiting Weak Head Movements for Camera-Based Respiration Detection
Schrumpf, FabianLeipzig University of Applied Sciences (HTWK)
Mönch, ChristophLeipzig University of Applied Sciences
Bausch, GeroldLeipzig University of Applied Sciences
Fuchs, MircoLaboratory for Biosignal Processing, Leipzig University of Appli
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB05.2 
Classifying Individuals with ASD through Facial Emotion Recognition and Eye-Tracking
Jiang, MingUniversity of Minnesota
Francis, SundayUniversity of Minnesota
Srishyla, DikshaUniversity of Minnesota
Conelea, ChristineUniversity of Minnesota
Zhao, QiUniversity of Minnesota
Jacob, SumaUniversity of Minnesota
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB05.3 
Number and Angle Analysis in UWB Radar Deployment for Vital Sign Monitoring
Yu, YiboBeijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Yang, XiuzhuBeijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Qian, HongyuBeijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Zhang, XinyueBeijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Li, LeiBeijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Zhang, LinBeijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB05.4 
MUSIC-Based Non-Contact Heart Rate Estimation with Adaptive Window Size Setting
Yamamoto, KoheiKeio University
Toyoda, KentarohKeio University
Ohtsuki, TomoakiKeio University
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB05.5 
Contactless Anesthesia Monitoring in Spontanously Breathing Rodents
Kunczik, JanoschRWTH Aachen University, Faculty of Medicine
Barbosa Pereira, CarinaRWTH Aachen University
Wassermann, LauraHannover Medical School
Häger, ChristineHannover Medical School
Bleich, AndréHannover Medical School
Zieglowski, LeonieUniversity Hospital RWTH Aachen
Tolba, ReneRWTH Aachen University
Czaplik, MichaelUniversity Hospital RWTH Aachen
11:45-12:00, Paper SaB05.6 
Doppler Radar System for In-Home Gait Characterization Using Wavelet Transform Analysis
Soubra, RachaUniversité De Technologie De Troyes
Chkeir, AlyUniversity of Technology of Troyes
Mourad-Chehade, FarahUniversité De Technologie De Troyes
Alshama, DanielUniversity of Technology of Troyes
SaB06 Hall A5 - Level 1
Neuromodulation: Modeling, Simulation, and Experimentation  Minisymposium
Chair: Cinelli, IlariaTufts University
Organizer: Cinelli, IlariaTufts University
Organizer: Hussey, ErikaTufts University
Organizer: Dorfmann, LuisTufts University
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB06.1 
Guiding Head Model Selection for tDCS Current Flow Models (I)
Cinelli, IlariaTufts University
Dorfmann, LuisTufts University
Hussey, ErikaTufts University
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB06.2 
Open Issues in E-Field Modeling of Transcranial Electric Stimulation (I)
Callejón Leblic, María AmparoFaculty of Sciences. University of Lisbon
Miranda, Pedro CavaleiroFaculdade De Ciências, Universidade De Lisboa
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB06.3 
Model-Driven Optimization of Multichannel Transcranial Current Stimulation (I)
Sanchez-Todo, RoserNeuroelectrics Barcelona
Salvador, RicardoNeuroelectrics
Santarnecchi, EmilianoBerenson-Allen Center for Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation, Beth I
Wendling, FabriceINSERM - Université De Rennes 1
Deco, GustavoCenter for Brain and Cognition, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF),
Ruffini, GiulioStarlab Barcelona SL
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB06.4 
Enhancing Accuracy and Application of Individualized MRI Derived Computational Models through 3D-Capture of tES Electrode Positioning (I)
Woods, Adam J.University of Florida
Indahlastari, AprindaUniversity of Florida
Albizu, AlejandroUniversity of Florida
Nissim, NicoleUniversity of Florida
Traeger, KelseyUniversity of Florida
O'Shea, AndrewUniversity of Florida
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB06.5 
Inter-Individual Variation from MRI Derived Computational Models: Comparison across Pediatric, Adults, Elderly, Ethnic and Gender Factors (I)
Datta, AbhishekSoterix Medical, Inc
Thomas, ChrisSoterix Medical, Inc
Huang, YuCity College of New York
SaB07 Hall A4 - Level 1
Cells and Tissue As Prediction Model for Toxicology, Drug Development and
Personalized Medicine 
Chair: Wiest, JoachimCellasys GmbH
Co-Chair: Schulze, FrankGerman Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
Organizer: Wiest, JoachimCellasys GmbH
Organizer: Schulze, FrankGerman Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB07.1 
New Magnetic Field Device for Application with Laser Microscopes (I)
Koch, MartinFeldkraft Ltd
Wiest, JoachimCellasys GmbH
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB07.2 
Tissue-On-A-Chip (I)
Wiest, JoachimCellasys GmbH
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB07.3 
Modelling the Crosstalk between Immune Cells and Bone (I)
Lang, AnnemarieCharité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Pfeiffenberger, MoritzCharité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Damerau, AlexandraCharité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Buttgereit, FrankCharité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Gaber, TimoCharité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB07.4 
Mechanical Loading of Human Osteoblasts in a Bone-On-A-Chip (I)
Schulze, FrankGerman Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB07.5 
Development of Personalized Therapies for Cancer with 3D Tumor Spheroids (I)
Brischwein, MartinTechnische Universität München
Wiest, JoachimCellasys GmbH
SaB08 M8 - Level 3
General and Theoretical Informatics - Natural Language Processing Oral Session
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB08.1 
FREGEX: A Feature Extraction Method for Biomedical Text Classification Using Regular Expressions
Flores, Christopher A.Universidad De Concepción
Figueroa, RosaUniversidad De Concepcion
Pezoa, Jorge E.Universidad De Concepción
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB08.2 
UMLS Mapping and Word Embeddings for ICD Code Assignment Using the MIMIC-III Intensive Care Database
Schäfer, HenningDepartment of Computer Science, University of Applied Sciences A
Friedrich, Christoph M.University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund; Department Of
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB08.3 
Prediction of Personal Experience Tweets of Medication Use Via Contextual Word Representations
Jiang, KeyuanPurdue University Northwest
Chen, TingyuPurdue University Northwest
Calix, RicardoPurdue University Northwest
Bernard, Gordon R.Vanderbilt University Medical Center
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB08.4 
Analyzing Progression of Motor and Speech Impairment in ALS
Agurto, CarlaIBM
Pietrowicz, MaryIBM
Eyigoz, ElifIBM
Mosmiller, ElizabethJohns Hopkins University
Baxi, EmilyJohns Hopkins University
Rothstein, Jeffrey D.Johns Hopkins University
Roy, PromitJohns Hopkins University
Berry, JamesMassachusetts General Hospital
Maragakis, NicholasJohns Hopkins University
Ahmad, OmarKata, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Cecchi, GuillermoIBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY
Norel, RaquelIBM
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB08.5 
Natural Language Processing of Clinical Notes for Improved Early Prediction of Septic Shock in the ICU
Liu, RanThe Johns Hopkins University
Greenstein, Joseph LThe Johns Hopkins University
Sarma, Sridevi V.Johns Hopkins University
Winslow, Raimond L.Johns Hopkins University
11:45-12:00, Paper SaB08.6 
Geospatial Suicide Clusters and Emergency Responses: An Analysis of Text Messages to a Crisis Service
Larsen, Mark ErikUniversity of New South Wales
Torok, MichelleUniversity of New South Wales
Huckvale, KitUniversity of New South Wales
Reda, BilalUniversity of New South Wales
Berrouiguet, SofianUniversity Hospital of Brest
Christensen, HelenUniversity of New South Wales
SaB09 M1 - Level 3
Models of Organs and Physiology Oral Session
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB09.1 
Anatomical Characterization of Frontal Sinus and Development of Representative Models
Coemert, SuatTechnical University of Munich
Veith, LarissaTechnical University of Munich
Strauss, GeroUniversity of Leipzig
Schmitz, Pia M.IRDC GmbH International Reference and Development Centre for Sur
Lueth, TimTechnical University of Munich
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB09.2 
Accurate Anatomical Head Segmentations: A Data Set for Biomedical Simulations
Farcito, SilviaIT'IS Foundation
Puonti, OulaCopenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre, Denmark
Montanaro, HazaelIT'IS Foundation for Research on Information Technologies in Soc
Bicalho Saturnino, GuilhermeTechnical University of Denmark
Nielsen, Jesper D.Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre, Denmark & Dept. of Appl
Madsen, CamillaDRCRM, Technical University Denmark
Siebner, Hartwig R.Hvidovre Hospital, Danish Research Center for Magnetic Resonance
Neufeld, EsraFoundation for Research on Information Technologies in Society (
Kuster, NielsFoundation
Lloyd, BrynFoundation for Information Technology in Society (IT'IS)
Thielscher, AxelCopenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre, Denmark & Biomedical En
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB09.3 
A Shape Optimization Technique to Predict Left Ventricle Ischemic Tissue Damage
Dempsey, Sergio C. H.Western University
So, AaronWestern University
Samani, AbbasWestern University
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB09.4 
A Geometrical Approach to Human Saccade Simulation
Gunawardane, Palpolage Don Shehan HiroshanUniversity of British Columbia
Chiao, MuUniversity of British Columbia
W de Silva, ClarenceUniversity of British Columbia
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB09.5 
Real-Time Subject-Specific Head and Facial Mimic Animation System Using a Contactless Kinect Sensor and System of Systems Approach
Nguyen, Tan-NhuUniversité De Technologie De Compiègne
Dakpé, StéphanieCHU Amiens Service Chirurgie Maxillo-Faciale
Ho Ba Tho, Marie-ChristineUniversité De Technologie De Compiègne
Dao, Tien-TuanUniversity of Technology of Compiegne
11:45-12:00, Paper SaB09.6 
Modelling Optogenetic Subthreshold Effects
Luo, JunWenNewcastle University
Nikolic, KonstantinImperial College London
Degenaar, PatrickNewcastle University
SaB10 M2 - Level 3
Neural and Muscle Stimulation Oral Session
Chair: Panescu, DorinZidan Medical, Inc
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB10.1 
A Minimally Invasive Wirelessly Powered Brain Stimulation System for Treating Neurological Disorders
Lee, HyungwooSamsung Advanced Institute of Technology
Lee, Jin SanKyungHee University Medical Center
Chung, YeonguAsan Medical Center
Jung, WooramSamsung Medical Center
Kang, JoonseongSamsung Advanced Institute of Technology
Seo, Dae WonSamsung Medical Center
Shon, Young-MinSamsung Medical Center
Na, Duk-LyulSamsung Medical Center
Kim, Sang JoonSamsung Electronics
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB10.2 
Task-Based Automatic Evaluation of People with Intellectual Disabilities Performed on a Robotic Table Soccer
Reis Gomes, Pedro Miguel PintoLusiada University
Lima, Carlos Manuel Gregorio SantosUniversity of Minho
Portela de Lemos, Ana F.Universidade Lusíada
Nicolau V Costa, AntónioUniversidade Lusíada
P M Torrinha, ÂngelaAPPACDM Braga
Fatima P. S. Moreira, MariaAPPACDM Braga
G Dantas, OdeteAPPACDM Braga
Daniel Lopes dos Santos, FilipeUniversidade Lusíada
Oliveira, Rui PedroUniversidade Lusíada
Costa, José MiguelUniversity Lusíada
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB10.3 
Electrical Safety and Performance of the G.L.O.V.E Relative to Relevant Requirements of International Electrical Standards
Jiang, ZhiyongShenzhen Senxunda Electronic Technology Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, Chi
Panescu, DorinZidan Medical, Inc
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB10.4 
Toward Miniaturization of Defibrillators: Design of a Defibrillation Charge/Discharge Circuit
Huang, YanqiFudan University
Wen, XinFudan University
Wang, JianfeiFudan University
Jin, LianFudan University
Qian, LiFudan University
Wu, XiaomeiFudan University
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB10.5 
Towards Automated Patient-Specific Optimization of Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders
Sarikhani, ParisaEmory University
Miocinovic, SvjetlanaEmory University
Mahmoudi, BabakEmory University
11:45-12:00, Paper SaB10.6 
Efficient Thermobonding Process Forming a Polyurethane Based Diagnostic Catheter with Liquid Crystal Polymer
Kuert, GerhardBerner Fachhochschule
Jacomet, MarcelInstitute for Human Centered Engineering, Bern University of App
Niederhauser, ThomasBern University of Applied Sciences
SaB11 M4 - Level 3
Identification of Cardiopulmonary Function Invited Session
Chair: Karbing, Dan StieperAalborg University
Co-Chair: Badnjevic, AlmirMedical Devices Verification Laboratory Verlab
Organizer: Karbing, Dan StieperAalborg University
Organizer: Badnjevic, AlmirMedical Devices Verification Laboratory Verlab
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB11.1 
Computational Simulation of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Casualties Suffering from Primary Blast Lung Injury (I)
Scott, TimothyAcademic Department of Military Anaesthesia and Critical Care, R
Haque, MainulUniversity of Nottingham
Das, AnupUniversity of Warwick
Cliff, IanUniversity Hospital North Midlands, Stoke-On-Trent, UK
Bates, Declan GerardUniversity of Warwick
Hardman, Jonathan G.University of Nottingham
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB11.2 
A Predictive Model of the Stochastic and Temporally Scaled Characteristics of Cardiorespiratory Activity (I)
BuSha, BrettThe College of New Jersey
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB11.3 
Model-Based Decision Support for Support Mode Mechanical Ventilation (I)
Karbing, Dan StieperAalborg University
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB11.4 
Analysis of CT Images with a Pseudo-Three Dimensional Multiscale Fuzzy Entropy Measure: Applications to Lung Diseases (I)
Hilal, MirvanaUniversity of Angers
Thomsen, Lars PilegaardAalborg University
Azami, HamedHarvard University
Humeau-Heurtier, AnneUniversity of Angers
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB11.5 
Correlation between Valve Event Amplitudes in the Seismocardiogram and VO2-Max (I)
Sørensen, KasperAalborg University
Poulsen, Mathias KroghRespiratory and Critical Care Group at Department of Health Scie
Karbing, Dan StieperAalborg University
Søgaard, PeterAalborg University Hospital
Struijk, JohannesAalborg University
Schmidt, Samuel EmilAalborg University
SaB13 R2 - Level 3
Computational Human Models for in and On-Body Communications Invited Session
Chair: Noetscher, GregoryWorcester Polytechnic Instistute
Co-Chair: Sayrafian, KamranNIST
Organizer: Noetscher, GregoryWorcester Polytechnic Instistute
Organizer: Sayrafian, KamranNIST
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB13.1 
A Preliminary Study of Capsule Endoscopy Orientation Estimation Using a Computational Human Body Model (I)
Krhac, KatjanaUniversity of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Comp
Sayrafian, KamranNIST
Simunic, DinaUniversity of Zagreb
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB13.2 
Sensitivity of Bio-Loading Effect on Hearable Antennas (I)
Chen, LouisBose Corporation
Noetscher, GregoryWorcester Polytechnic Instistute
Makarov, SergeyElectrical and Computer Engineering, Worcester PolytechnicInstit
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB13.3 
Human Phantom Models for Numerical Modeling of in and On-Body Antennas (I)
Noetscher, GregoryWorcester Polytechnic Instistute
Makarov, SergeyElectrical and Computer Engineering, Worcester PolytechnicInstit
SaB14 R3 - Level 3
Signal Processing and Classification for BCIs and Motor Imagery Oral Session
Co-Chair: Faes, LucaUniversity of Palermo
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB14.1 
Using Discriminative Lasso to Detect a Graph Fourier Transform (GFT) Subspace for Robust Decoding in Motor Imagery BCI
Georgiadis, KostasAristotle University of Thessaloniki - Information Technologies
Laskaris, NikosAristotle University of Thessaloniki
Nikolopoulos, SpirosInformation Technologies Institute, Centre for Research and Tech
Adamos, DimitriosSchool of Music Studies, Faculty of Fine Arts, Aristotle Univers
Kompatsiaris, Ioannis (Yannis)Information Technologies Institute, CERTH
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB14.2 
Level-Wise Subject Adaptation to Improve Classification of Motor and Mental EEG Tasks
Sharon, Rini AIndian Institute of Technology, Madras
Aggarwal, SidharthIndian Institute of Technology, Madras
Goel, PurviIndian Institute of Technology, Madras
Joshi, RavirajIndian Institute of Technology, Madras
Sur, MrigankaMIT
Murthy, HemaIndian Institute of Technology Madras
Ganapathy, SriramIndian Institute of Science, Banglore
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB14.3 
Mutual Information Analysis of Brain-Body Interactions During Different Levels of Mental Stress
Pernice, RiccardoUniversity of Palermo
Zanetti, MatteoDipartimento Di Ingegneria Industriale, Università Di Trento
Nollo, GiandomenicoUniversity of Trento
De Cecco, MariolinoDipartimento Di Ingegneria Industriale, Università Di Trento
Busacca, AlessandroUniversità Degli Studi Di Palermo
Faes, LucaUniversity of Palermo
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB14.4 
Weighted Sparse Representation for Classification of Motor Imagery EEG Signals
Sreeja, S RIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Himanshu, .Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Samanta, DebasisIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Sarma, MonalisaIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB14.5 
High-Frequency SSVEP Stimulation Paradigm Based on Dual Frequency Modulation
Liang, Li yanTsinghua University, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Yang, ChenTsinghua University
Wang, YijunInstitute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Gao, XiaorongTsinghua University
11:45-12:00, Paper SaB14.6 
Multiple-Instance Learning for In-The-Wild Parkinsonian Tremor Detection
Papadopoulos, AlexandrosAristotle University of Thessaloniki
Kyritsis, KonstantinosAristotle University of Thessaloniki
Bostanjopoulou, SevastiDepartment of Neurology, Hippokration Hospital, Thessalonik
Klingelhoefer, LisaDepartment of Neurology Technical University Dresden, Dresden, G
Chaudhuri, RayInternational Parkinson Excellence Research Centre, King's Colle
Delopoulos, AnastasiosAristotle University of Thessaloniki
SaB15 M3 - Level 3
Ultrasound Imaging (I) Oral Session
Co-Chair: Anthony, Brian W.Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB15.1 
3D-Rendered Electromechanical Wave Imaging for Localization of Accessory Pathways in Wolff-Parkinson-White Minors
Melki, LeaColumbia University
Grubb, ChristopherColumbia University Medical Center
Weber, RachelColumbia University
Nauleau, PierreColumbia University
Garan, HasanColumbia University
Wan, ElaineColumbia University
Silver, Eric S.Columbia University Medical Center
Liberman, LeonardoColumbia University Medical Center
Konofagou, ElisaColumbia University
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB15.2 
Breast Calcifications Detection Based on Radiofrequency Signals by Quantitative Ultrasound Multi-Parameter Fusion
Qiao, MengyunFudan University
Guo, YiFudan University
Zhou, ShichongFudan University
Chang, CaiFudan University
Wang, YuanyuanFudan University
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB15.3 
Atherosclerotic Plaque Mechanical Characterization Coupled with Vector Doppler Imaging in Atherosclerotic Carotid Arteries In-Vivo
Karageorgos, Grigorios MariosColumbia University
Apostolakis, Iason-ZachariasColumbia University
Nauleau, PierreColumbia University
Gatti, VittorioMr
Weber, RachelColumbia University
Konofagou, ElisaColumbia University
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB15.4 
Fast Approximate Time-Delay Estimation in Ultrasound Elastography Using Principal Component Analysis
Zayed, AbdelrahmanConcordia University
Rivaz, HassanConcordia University
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB15.5 
An Instrumented Ultrasound Probe for Shear Wave Elastography with Uneven Force Distribution
Huang, Athena Y.Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Anthony, Brian W.Massachusetts Institute of Technology
11:45-12:00, Paper SaB15.6 
A Convolutional Neural Network for 250-MHz Quantitative Acoustic-Microscopy Resolution Enhancement
Mamou, JonathanRiverside Research
Pellegrini, ThomasUniversité De Toulouse III ; IRIT
Kouamé, DenisUniversité De Toulouse III, IRIT UMR CNRS 5505
Basarab, AdrianUniversité De Toulouse
SaB16 M5 - Level 3
Wearable Robotic Systems - Orthotics Oral Session
Co-Chair: Liarokapis, MinasThe University of Auckland
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB16.1 
An Assistance Approach for a Powered Knee Exoskeleton During Level Walking and the Effects on Metabolic Cost
Jang, JunwonSamsung Electronics
Lim, BokmanSamsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Shim, YoungboSamsung Advanced Institute of Technology
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB16.2 
Optimized Design of a Variable Viscosity Link for Robotic AFO
Hassan, ModarUniversity of Tsukuba
Yagi, KeisukeIbaraki University
Kadone, HidekiUniversity of Tsukuba
Ueno, TomoyukiUniversity of Tsukuba Hospital
Mochiyama, HiromiUniversity of Tsukuba
Suzuki, KenjiUniversity of Tsukuba
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB16.3 
An Underactuated, Tendon-Driven, Wearable Exo-Glove with a Four-Output Differential Mechanism
Gerez, LucasUniversity of Auckland
Liarokapis, MinasThe University of Auckland
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB16.4 
Effect of Segmentation Parameters on Classification Accuracy of High-Density EMG Recordings
Lara, JaimeThe University of Auckland
Paskaranandavadivel, NiranchanThe University OfAuckland
Cheng, Leo KThe University of Auckland
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB16.5 
A Shoulder Mechanism for Assisting Upper Arm Function with Distally Located Actuators
Jones, MichaelUniversity of Maine
Bouffard, ConnorUniversity of Maine
Hejrati, BabakUniversity of Maine
11:45-12:00, Paper SaB16.6 
A Pneumatic-Muscle-Actuator-Driven Knee Rehabilitation Device for CAM Therapy
Martens, MircoTechnische Universität Berlin
Zawatzki, JohannesBeuth Hochschule Für Technik Berlin
Seel, ThomasTechnische Universität Berlin
Boblan, IvoBeuth Hochschule Für Technik Berlin
SaB17 R12 - Level 3
CT Imaging Oral Session
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB17.1 
Hybrid Neural Networks for Mortality Prediction from LDCT Images
Yan, PingkunRensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Guo, HengtaoRensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Wang, GeRensselaer Polytechnic Institute
De Man, RubenMassachusetts General Hospital
Kalra, MannudeepMassachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB17.2 
Low-Dose CT Denoising Using Edge Detection Layer and Perceptual Loss
Gholizadeh-Ansari, MaryamRyerson University
Alirezaie, JavadRyerson University, Univ of Waterloo
Babyn, PaulUniversity of Saskatchewan
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB17.3 
Inner Focus Iterative Reconstruction Method with the Interlaced Phase Stepping Scanning for Grating-Based Phase Contrast Tomography
Hou, ZhishangShanghai Jiao Tong University
Zhao, JunShanghai Jiao Tong University
Sun, JianqiShanghai Jiao Tong University
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB17.4 
Quantitative Pathologic Analysis of Pulmonary Nodules Using Three-Dimensional Computed Tomography Images Based on Latent Dirichlet Allocation
Gao, MengdiSino-Dutch Biomedical and Information Engineering School, Northe
Jiang, HongyangSino-Dutch Biomedical and Information Engineering School, Northe
Zhang, DongdongBeijing ZhiZhen Internet Technology Co., Ltd
Ma, HeNortheastern University
Qian, WeiUniversity of Texas at El Paso
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB17.5 
Lung Nodule Classification Using a Novel Two-Stage Convolutional Neural Networks Structure
An, YangUniversity of Technology Sydney
Hu, TianrenUniversity of Technology Sydney
Wang, JiaqiUniversity of Technology Sydney
Lyu, JuanHarbin Engineering University
Banerjee, SunetraUniversity of Technology Sydney
Ling, Sai Ho, SteveUniversity of Technology Sydney
11:45-12:00, Paper SaB17.6 
4DCT Ventilation Map Construction Using Biomechanics-Based Image Registration and Enhanced Air Segmentation
Jafari, ParyaWestern University
Yaremko, BrianLondon Regional Cancer Program
Parraga, GraceRobarts Research Institute
Hoover, DouglasLondon Health Sciences Centre
Sadeghi-Naini, AliYork University
Samani, AbbasWestern University
SaB18 R13 - Level 3
Neural Stimulation - II Oral Session
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB18.1 
Modulation of Reciprocal Inhibition at the Wrist As a Neurophysiological Correlate of Tremor Suppression: A Pilot Healthy Subject Study
Pascual Valdunciel, AlejandroCSIC
Oliveira Barroso, FilipeSpanish National Research Council (CSIC)
Muceli, SilviaImperial College London
Taylor, Julian SHospital Nacional De Parapléjicos
Farina, DarioImperial College London
Pons, Jose LuisCajal Institute, Spanish Research Council
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB18.2 
Extracellular Stimulation of Neural Tissues: Activating Function and Sub-Threshold Potential Perspective
Appali, RevathiUniversity of Rostock
Sriperumbudur, Kiran KUniversity of Rostock
van Rienen, UrsulaUniversity of Rostock
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB18.3 
Extraction of Evoked Compound Nerve Action Potentials from Vagus Nerve Recordings
Chang, Yao-ChuanFeinstein Institute for Medical Research
Ahmed, UmairFeinstein Institute for Medical Research
Tomaio, JacquelynThe Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Rieth, LorenUniversity of Utah
Datta-Chaudhuri, TimirFeinstein Institute for Medical Research
Zanos, StavrosFeinstein Institute for Medical Research
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB18.4 
Mobile Wireless Low-Intensity Transcranial Ultrasound Stimulation System for Freely Behaving Small Animals
Kim, EvgeniiKorea Institute of Science and Technology
Sanchez-Casanova, JorgeCarlos III University of Madrid, University Group for Identifica
Anguluan, EloiseGwangju Institute of Science and Technology
Kim, HyungminKorea Institute of Science and Technology
Kim, Jae GwanGwangju Institute of Science and Technology
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB18.5 
Targeted Vagus Nerve Stimulation Does Not Disrupt Cardiac Function in the Diabetic Rat
Dirr, ElliottUniversity of Florida
Patel, YogiJohns Hopkins University
Lester, LaurenUniversity of Florida
Delgado, FranciscoDr
Otto, KevinUniversity of Florida
11:45-12:00, Paper SaB18.6 
Optimized Transcutaneous Spinal Cord Direct Current Stimulation Using Multiple Electrodes from 3/9/7 System
Huang, YuCity College of New York
Thomas, ChrisSoterix Medical, Inc
Datta, AbhishekSoterix Medical, Inc
SaB19 R4 - Level 3
Image Segmentation (II) Oral Session
Co-Chair: Soroushmehr, S.M.RezaUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor
10:30-10:45, Paper SaB19.1 
Cascaded CNN for View Independent Breast Segmentation in Thermal Images
Kakileti, Siva TejaNiramai Health Analytix Pvt. Ltd
Manjunath, GeethaNiramai Health Analytix
Madhu, HimanshuNiramai Health Analytix
10:45-11:00, Paper SaB19.2 
Automatic Corneal Ulcer Segmentation Combining Gaussian Mixture Modeling and Otsu Method
Liu, ZhenrongSouthern University of Science and Technology
Shi, YankunSouthern University of Science and Technology
Zhan, PengjiSouthern University of Science and Technology
Zhang, YueSouthern University of Science and Technology
Gong, YiSouthern University of Science and Technology
Tang, XiaoyingSouthern University of Science and Technology
11:00-11:15, Paper SaB19.3 
An Effective Encoder-Decoder Network for Neural Cell Bodies and Cell Nucleus Segmentation of EM Images
Jiang, YiInstitute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Xiao, ChiInstitute of Automation,Chinese Academy of Sciences
Li, LinlinInstitute of Automation Chinese Academy of Sciences
Chen, XiInstitute of Automation,Chinese Academy of Sciences
Shen, LijunInstitute of Automation, Chinese Acacemy of Sciences
Han, HuaInstitute of Automation,Chinese Academy of Sciences
11:15-11:30, Paper SaB19.4 
An Augmented Cell Segmentation in Fluorescent in Situ Hybridization Images
Shen, JianhuoAnhui Univ
Li, TengAnhui University
Hu, ChuanruiAnhui University
He, HongXiamen Chokhmah Biotechnology Co., Ltd
Jiang, DashanElectrical Engineering and Automation, Anhui University
Liu, JianfeiAnhui University
11:30-11:45, Paper SaB19.5 
Liver Segmentation in Abdominal CT Images Using Probabilistic Atlas and Adaptive 3D Region Growing
Rafiei, ShimaIUT
Karimi, NaderIsfahan University of Technology
Mirmahboub, BehzadIstituto Italiano Di Tecnologia (IIT)
Najarian, KayvanUniversity of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Felfeliyan, BanafshehIsfahan University of Technology
Samavi, ShadrokhMcMaster University
Soroushmehr, S.M.RezaUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor
11:45-12:00, Paper SaB19.6 
Aided Hand Detection in Thermal Imaging Using RGB Stereo Vision
Smieschek, ManfredRWTH Aachen University
Kobsik, GregorInformatik 11 - Embedded Software, RWTH Aachen
Stollenwerk, AndreRWTH Aachen
Kowalewski, StefanRWTH Aachen University
Orlikowsky, ThorstenUniklinik RWTH Aachen
Mark, SchobererUniklinik RWTH Aachen
SaC01 Hall A6+A7 - Level 1
Brain-Computer Interface - III Oral Session
Chair: Lee, YootUniversiti Teknologi MARA
13:00-13:15, Paper SaC01.1 
Development of a High-Speed Mental Spelling System Combining Eye Tracking and SSVEP-Based BCI with High Scalability
Lin, XinyuanZhejiang University
Chen, ZhenyiZhejiang University
Xu, KediQiushi Academy for Advanced Studies, ZhejiangUniversity, Hangzhou
Zhang, ShaominZhejiang University
13:15-13:30, Paper SaC01.2 
A Convolutional Neural Network for Enhancing the Detection of SSVEP in the Presence of Competing Stimuli
Ravi, AravindUniversity of Waterloo
Manuel, JacobUniversity of Waterloo
Heydari, NargessUniversity of Waterloo
Jiang, NingUniversity of Waterloo
13:30-13:45, Paper SaC01.3 
State-Space Modeling and Fuzzy Feedback Control of Cognitive Stress
Fekri Azgomi, HamidUniversity of Houston
Wickramasuriya, DilranjanUniversity of Houston
Faghih, Rose T.University of Houston
13:45-14:00, Paper SaC01.4 
A Four-Class Phase-Coded SSVEP BCI at 60Hz Using Refresh Rate
Jiang, LuInstitute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Wang, YijunInstitute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Pei, WeihuaInstitute of Semiconductors, CAS
Chen, HongdaInstitute of Semiconductors, CAS
14:00-14:15, Paper SaC01.5 
A Visual-Haptic Neurofeedback Training Improves Sensorimotor Cortical Activations and BCI Performance
Wang, ZhongpengTianjin University
Zhou, YijieTianjin University
Chen, LongTianjin University
Gu, BinTianjin University
Liu, ShuangTianjin University
Xu, MinpengTianjin University
Qi, HongzhiTianjin University
He, FengTianjin University
Ming, DongTianjin University
14:15-14:30, Paper SaC01.6 
Toward Comparison of Cortical Activation with Different Motor Learning Methods Using Event-Related Design: EEG-fNIRS Study
Jeong, HojunDGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
Song, MinsuDGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
Oh, SeunghueDGIST
Kim, JongbumDGIST
Kim, JonghyunDGIST
SaC02 Hall A8 - Level 1
Signal Processing and Classification of Heart Rate Variability: Methods Oral Session
Chair: Voss, AndreasUniversity of Applied Sciences Jena
Co-Chair: Masè, MichelaUniversity of Trento
13:00-13:15, Paper SaC02.1 
A Novel Algorithm for HRV Estimation from Short-Term Acoustic Recordings at Neck
Sharma, PiyushImperial College London
Rodriguez-Villegas, EstherImperial College London
13:15-13:30, Paper SaC02.2 
Modeling Framework for the Generation of Synthetic RR Series During Atrial Arrhythmias
Masè, MichelaUniversity of Trento
Marsili, Italo AugustinMedicaltech Srl
Nollo, GiandomenicoUniversity of Trento
Ravelli, FlaviaUniversity of Trento
13:30-13:45, Paper SaC02.3 
Can the Detrended Fluctuation Analysis Reveal Nonlinear Components of Heart Rate Variability?
Castiglioni, PaoloFondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS
Parati, GianfrancoUniversity of MIlano-Bicocca and Istituto Auxologico Italiano, M
Faini, AndreaIstituto Auxologico Italiano
13:45-14:00, Paper SaC02.4 
A Correlation-Based Algorithm for Beat-To-Beat Heart Rate Estimation from Ballistocardiograms
Wen, XinFudan University
Huang, YanqiFudan University
Wu, XiaomeiFudan University
Zhang, BiyongBOBO Technology Ltd
14:00-14:15, Paper SaC02.5 
Temporal Cardiovascular Causality During Orthostatic Stress by Extended Partial Directed Coherence
Reulecke, SinaUniversidad Autónoma Metropolitana
Charleston-Villalobos, SoniaUniversidad Autonoma Metropolitana
Voss, AndreasUniversity of Applied Sciences Jena
Gonzalez-Camarena, RamonUniversidad Autonoma Metropolitana
Gaitan-Gonzalez, MercedesUniversidad Autonoma Metropolitana
Gonzalez-Hermosillo, Jesus AntonioInstituto Nacional De Cardiología
Hernandez-Pacheco, GuadalupeInstituto Nacional De Cardiologia "ignacio Chavez"
Aljama-Corrales, TomasUniversidad Autonoma Metropolitana
14:15-14:30, Paper SaC02.6 
Are We Training Our Heartbeat Classification Algorithms Properly?
Villa, AmaliaBiomed, ESAT-STADIUS, KU Leuven
Deviaene, MargotKU Leuven
Willems, RikKU Leuven
Van Huffel, SabineKU Leuven
Varon, CarolinaKatholieke Universiteit Leuven
SaC03 Hall A3 - Level 1
Photoacoustic/Optoacoustic/Thermoacoustic Imaging Oral Session
Co-Chair: Thittai, Arun KumarIIT MADRAS
13:00-13:15, Paper SaC03.1 
Hybrid Neural Network for Photoacoustic Imaging Reconstruction
Lan, HengrongShanghaiTech University
Zhou, KangShanghaiTech University
Yang, ChangchunShanghaiTech University
Liu, JiangNingbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, CAS
Gao, ShenghuaShanghaiTech University
Gao, FeiShanghaiTech University
13:15-13:30, Paper SaC03.2 
Accelerated Photoacoustic Tomography Reconstruction Via Recurrent Inference Machines
Yang, ChangchunShanghaiTech University
Lan, HengrongShanghaiTech University
Gao, FeiShanghaiTech University
13:30-13:45, Paper SaC03.3 
Non-Invasive Remote Temperature Monitoring Using Microwave-Induced Thermoacoustic Imaging
Nan, HaoStanford University
Fitzpatrick, AidanStanford University
Wang, KeUniversity of California, Berkeley
Arbabian, AminStanford University
13:45-14:00, Paper SaC03.4 
Enhancing Depth of Penetration in PLD-Based Photoacoustic Imaging: Preliminary Results
Chandramoorthi, SowmiyaIIT Madras
Thittai, Arun KumarIIT MADRAS
14:00-14:15, Paper SaC03.5 
Adjustable Handheld Probe Design for Photoacoustic Imaging: Mathematical Modelling and Simulation Study
Zhao, YongjianSchool of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech Unive
Tao, BenTongji University
Yu, ShaohuiShanghaiTech University
Gao, FeiShanghaiTech University
14:15-14:30, Paper SaC03.6 
Ultrasound-Based Regularized Log Spectral Difference Method for Monitoring Microwave Hyperthermia
Kothawala, AliArshadIndian Institute of Technology Madras
Baskaran, Divya BaskaranIndian Institute of Technology Madras
Arunachalam, KavithaDuke University
Thittai, Arun KumarIIT MADRAS
SaC04 Hall A1 - Level 1
Biomechanical Analysis Oral Session
Chair: Cereatti, AndreaUniversity of Sassari
Co-Chair: Doheny, EmerUniversity College Dublin
13:00-13:15, Paper SaC04.1 
Synthesising Motion Sensor Data from Biomechanical Simulations to Investigate Motion Sensor Placement and Orientation Variations
Derungs, AdrianFriedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)
Amft, OliverFriedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)
13:15-13:30, Paper SaC04.2 
IMU-Based Assessment of Ankle Inversion Kinematics and Orthosis Migration
Betz, JohannesTU Berlin
Klingspor, ChristophTU Berlin
Seel, ThomasTechnische Universität Berlin
13:30-13:45, Paper SaC04.3 
Three-Dimensional GRF and CoP Estimation During Stair and Slope Ascent/Descent with Wearable IMUs and Foot Pressure Sensors
Fukushi, KenichiroNEC Corporation
Sekiguchi, YusukeTohoku University
Honda, KeitaTohoku University
Yaguchi, HarukiTohoku University
Izumi, Shin-ichiTohoku University
13:45-14:00, Paper SaC04.4 
Hand Motion Measurement Using Inertial Sensor System and Accurate Improvement by Extended Kalman Filter
Kitano, KeisukeDoshisha University
Ito, AkihitoDoshisha University
Tsujiuchi, NobutakaDoshisha University
14:00-14:15, Paper SaC04.5 
Regression-Based Analysis of Front Crawl Swimming Using Upper-Arm Mounted Accelerometers
Doheny, EmerUniversity College Dublin
Goulding, CathyUniversity College Dublin
Lowery, MadeleineUniversity College Dublin
14:15-14:30, Paper SaC04.6 
Inter-Leg Distance Measurement As a Tool for Accurate Step Counting in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
Bertuletti, StefanoUniversity of Sassari
Salis, FrancescaUniversity of Sassari
Cereatti, AndreaUniversity of Sassari
Angelini, LorenzaUniversity of Sheffield
Buckley, EllenUniversity of Sheffield
Nair, K.P.S.Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Mazzà, ClaudiaUniversity of Sheffield
Della Croce, UgoUniversity of Sassari
SaC05 Hall A2 - Level 1
Connectivity and Causality Oral Session
Chair: Astolfi, LauraUniversity of Rome Sapienza
Co-Chair: Toschi, NicolaUniversity of Rome "Tor Vergata", Faculty of Medicine
13:00-13:15, Paper SaC05.1 
Recurrent Neural Networks for Reconstructing Complex Directed Brain Connectivity
Duggento, AndreaUniversity of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Guerrisi, MariaUniversity of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Toschi, NicolaUniversity of Rome "Tor Vergata", Faculty of Medicine
13:15-13:30, Paper SaC05.2 
Single-Trial Connectivity Estimation through the Least Absolute Shrinkage and Selection Operator
Antonacci, YuriUniversity of Rome Sapienza
Toppi, JleniaUniversity of Rome "Sapienza"
Mattia, DonatellaFondazione Santa Lucia IRCCS
Pietrabissa, AntonioUniversity of Rome Sapienza
Astolfi, LauraUniversity of Rome Sapienza
13:30-13:45, Paper SaC05.3 
Effect of Connectivity Measures on the Identification of Brain Functional Core Network at Rest
Rizkallah, JenniferLTSI Inserm U1099, Université De Rennes 1
Amoud, HassanLebanese University
Wendling, FabriceINSERM - Université De Rennes 1
Hassan, MahmoudUniversité De Rennes 1
13:45-14:00, Paper SaC05.4 
Tracking Changes in Brain Network Connectivity under Transcranial Current Stimulation
Jami, Apoorva SargarwalNew York University
Guo, XinlingZhejiang University
Kulkarni, PrathameshUniversity of Houston
Henin, SimonNYU School of Medicine
Liu, AnliNew York University Langone Health
Chen, ZheNew York University School of Medicine
14:00-14:15, Paper SaC05.5 
Analysis of Volume Conduction Effects on Different Functional Connectivity Metrics: Application to Alzheimer's Disease EEG Signals
Ruiz-Gómez, Saúl J.Biomedical Engineering Group, University of Valladolid
Gomez, CarlosUniversity of Valladolid, CIF: Q4718001C
Poza, JesusUniversity of Valladolid
Maturana-Candelas, AarónUniversity of Valladolid
Rodríguez-González, VíctorBiomedical Engineering Group, University of Valladolid
Garcia, MariaUniversity of Valladolid, CIF: Q4718001C
Tola-Arribas, Miguel A.Department of Neurology, Hospital Universitario Río Hortega
Cano, MónicaDepartment of Clinical Neurophysiology, Hospital Universitario R
Hornero, RobertoUniversity of Valladolid
14:15-14:30, Paper SaC05.6 
Time-Varying Effective EEG Source Connectivity: The Optimization of Model Parameters
Rubega, MariaUniversity of Geneva
Pascucci, DavidUniversity of Fribourg
Rué Queralt, JoanDepartment of Radiology, Lausanne University Hospital and Univer
van Mierlo, PieterGhent University, Epilog NV
Hagmann, PatricDepartment of Radiology, University Hospital Center (CHUV) and U
Plomp, GijsUniversity of Fribourg
Michel, ChristophUniversity of Geneva
SaC06 Hall A5 - Level 1
Neural Stimulation - III Oral Session
13:00-13:15, Paper SaC06.1 
High-Resolution Head Model of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation: A Labeling Analysis
Thomas, ChrisSoterix Medical, Inc
Huang, YuCity College of New York
Faria, Paula CristinaESTG, CDRSP, IPLeiria
Datta, AbhishekSoterix Medical, Inc
13:15-13:30, Paper SaC06.2 
Cortical Stimulation Induces Network-Wide Coherence Change in Non-Human Primate Somatosensory Cortex
Bloch, JulienUniversity of Washington, Seattle
Khateeb, KaramUniversity of Washington
Silversmith, DanielUniversity of California, San Francisco
O'Doherty, Joseph E.University of California, San Francisco
Sabes, Philip N.University of California, San Francisco
Yazdan-Shahmorad, AzadehUniversity of Washington
13:30-13:45, Paper SaC06.3 
Quantification of Neural Conduction Block on the Rat Sciatic Nerve Based on EMG Response
Pérez, DiegoUniv Rennes, CHU Rennes, Inserm, LTSI UMR 1099, F-35000, Rennes,
Dieuset, GabrielLTSI, Inserm UMR 1099, Rennes, France; University Rennes 1, Fran
Yochum, MaximeUniversité De Rennes 1
Senhadji, LotfiUniversité De Rennes 1 and INSERM
Martin, BenoitINSERM; Université De Rennes 1; LTSI
Le Rolle, VirginieUniversity of Rennes 1
Hernández, Alfredo IUniv. of Rennes 1 and INSERM U1099
13:45-14:00, Paper SaC06.4 
Learning State-Dependent Neural Modulation Policies with Bayesian Optimization
Connolly, MarkEmory University
Park, Sang-EonGeorgia Institute of Technology
Gross, RobertEmory University
14:00-14:15, Paper SaC06.5 
Referred Sensation Areas in Transpelvic Amputee
Lontis, Eugen RomulusAalborg University
Yoshida, KenIndiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Jensen, WinnieCenter for Sensory-Motor Interaction
14:15-14:30, Paper SaC06.6 
A Sub-Millimeter Lateral Resolution Ultrasonic Beamforming System for Brain Stimulation in Behaving Animals
Seok, ChunkyunNorth Carolina State University
Yamaner, Feysel YalcinNorth Carolina State University
Sahin, MesutNew Jersey Institute of Technology
Oralkan, OmerNorth Carolina State University
SaC07 Hall A4 - Level 1
Tissue Engineering Oral Session
Chair: Oklu, RahmiMayo Clinic, Phoenix
Co-Chair: Majd, SheereenUniversity of Houston
13:00-13:15, Paper SaC07.1 
Numerical Analysis of Electromechanically Driven Bone Remodeling Using the Open-Source Software Framework
Bansod, YogeshUniversity of Rostock
van Rienen, UrsulaUniversity of Rostock
13:15-13:30, Paper SaC07.2 
Study of Contraction Profile of Cardiomyocytes by Using a Piezoelectric Membrane
Yang, Chiou-FongNational Taiwan University
Hsu, Yu-HsiangNational Taiwan University
13:30-13:45, Paper SaC07.3 
Initial Bacterial Adhesion Properties of Anodically Oxidized Ti6Al4V
Doll, Patrick W.Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute of Microstruc
Wolf, MonikaKarlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Guttmann, MarkusKarlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Thelen, RichardKarlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Ahrens, RalfKarlsruhe Institute of Technology
Spindler, BrunoFräszentrum Ortenau GmbH & Co KG
Guber, Andreas E.Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Al-Ahmad, AliUniversitätsklinikum Freiburg
13:45-14:00, Paper SaC07.4 
Numerical Simulation of the Electric Field Distribution in an Electrical Stimulation Device for Scaffolds Settled with Cartilaginous Cells
Weizel, AlinaUniversity of Rostock
Zimmermann, JuliusUniversity of Rostock
Riess, AlexanderUniversity of Rostock
Krüger, SimoneUniversity Medicine Rostock
Bader, RainerUniversity Medicine of Rostock, Department of Orthopaedics
van Rienen, UrsulaUniversity of Rostock
Seitz, HermannUniversity of Rostock
14:00-14:15, Paper SaC07.5 
Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy for Characterization of Prostate PC-3 and DU 145 Cancer Cells
Silva Teixeira, VivianeHamburg University of Technology
Barth, TobiasHamburg University of Technology
Labitzky, VeraUniversity Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE)
Schumacher, UdoUniversity Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE)
Krautschneider, Wolfgang H.Hamburg University of Technology
14:15-14:30, Paper SaC07.6 
Tissue Phantom to Mimic the Dielectric Properties of Human Muscle within 20 Hz and 100 kHz for Biopotential Sensing Applications
Yu, YangInstitute of Biomedical Technologies, Auckland University of Tec
Lowe, AndrewAuckland University of Technology
Anand, GautamAuckland University of Technology
Kalra, AnubhaAUT University
SaC08 M8 - Level 3
Health Informatics - Information Technologies for Healthcare Delivery and
Oral Session
Chair: Dunn, JessilynDuke University
Co-Chair: Bianchi, Anna MariaPolitecnico Di Milano
13:00-13:15, Paper SaC08.1 
Secure Processing of Stream Cipher Encrypted Data Issued from IOT: Application to a Connected Knee Prosthesis
Pistono, MaximeInstitut Mines-Telecom; Telecom Bretagne
Bellafqira, RedaInstitut Mines-Telecom; Telecom Bretagne
Coatrieux, GouenouInstitut Telecom - Telecom Bretagne - Inserm
13:15-13:30, Paper SaC08.2 
Privacy-Preserving Artificial Intelligence: Application to Precision Medicine
Vizitiu, AnamariaTransilvania University of Brasov, Brasov, Romania
Nita, CosminTransilvania University of Brasov
Puiu, AndreiTransilvania University of Brasov, Brasov, Romania
Suciu, ConstantinSiemens Corporate Technology
Itu, LucianTransilvania University of Brasov
13:30-13:45, Paper SaC08.3 
On Anonymizing Medical Microdata with Large-Scale Missing Values - a Case Study with the FAERS Dataset
Hsiao, Mei-HuiNational University of Kaohsiung
Lin, Wen-YangNational University of Kaohsiung
Hsu, Kuang-YungNational University of Kaohsiung
Shen, Zih-XunNational University of Kaohsiung
13:45-14:00, Paper SaC08.4 
Exploring Users’ Willingness to Share Their Health and Personal Data under the Prism of the New GDPR: Implications in Healthcare
Karampela, MariaIT University of Copenhagen
Ouhbi, SofiaUAE University
Minna, IsomursuIT University of Copenhagen
14:00-14:15, Paper SaC08.5 
A Deep Learning Technique for Imputing Missing Healthcare Data
Phung, Le SonUniversity of Sydney
Kumar, AshnilUniversity of Sydney
Kim, JinmanUniversity of Sydney
14:15-14:30, Paper SaC08.6 
A Mobile Cloud Based IoMT Framework for Automated Health Assessment and Management
C. Nguyen, DinhDeakin University
Nguyen, Khoa D.Deakin University
Pathirana, Pubudu NDeakin University
SaC09 M1 - Level 3
Modelling and Measurement of Skeletal Muscle Activity for Applications in
Soft Tissue Robotics 
Chair: Cheng, Leo KThe University of Auckland
Co-Chair: Röhrle, OliverUniversity of Stuttgart
Organizer: Röhrle, OliverUniversity of Stuttgart
Organizer: Cheng, Leo KThe University of Auckland
13:00-13:15, Paper SaC09.1 
Computational Skeletal Muscle Models for Signal Identification and Sensor Development (I)
Saini, HarnoorUniversity of Stuttgart
Liu, AndiUniversity of Auckland
Gizzi, LeonardoUniversity of Stuttgart
Röhrle, OliverUniversity of Stuttgart
13:15-13:30, Paper SaC09.2 
Neuromechanical Modelling of Neuromuscular Impairment for the Online Control of Wearable Robots (I)
Sartori, MassimoUniversity of Twente
13:30-13:45, Paper SaC09.3 
Influence of Segmentation Parameters on Classification Accuracy of High-Density EMG Recordings (I)
Lara, JaimeThe University of Auckland
Paskaranandavadivel, NiranchanThe University OfAuckland
Cheng, Leo KThe University of Auckland
13:45-14:00, Paper SaC09.4 
Continuum-Mechanical Simulations of Musculoskeletal Systems for Determining the Interaction with External Devices (I)
Avci, OkanFraunhofer IPA
Röhrle, OliverUniversity of Stuttgart
Ramasamy, EllankaviFraunhofer IPA
Tröster, MarkFraunhofer IPA
Schneider, UrsFraunhofer IPA
SaC10 M2 - Level 3
Neuromodulation Technologies: Rewiring the Human Brain  Minisymposium
Chair: Milosevic, LukaUniversity of Tübingen
Co-Chair: Popovic, Milos R.University of Toronto
Organizer: Milosevic, LukaUniversity of Tübingen
Organizer: Popovic, Milos R.University of Toronto
Organizer: Milosevic, MatijaOsaka University
Organizer: Hutchison, WilliamUniversity of Toronto
Organizer: Valiante, Taufik A.University of Toronto
Organizer: Alireza, GharabaghiUniversität Tübingen
13:00-13:15, Paper SaC10.1 
How Deep Brain Stimulation Modulates Synaptic Plasticity on a Neuronal Level (I)
Milosevic, LukaUniversity of Tübingen
Popovic, Milos R.University of Toronto
Hutchison, WilliamUniversity of Toronto
13:15-13:30, Paper SaC10.2 
Neuroplasticity after Electrical Stimulation of Muscles and Nerves: Implications for Recovery of Voluntary Function (I)
Milosevic, MatijaOsaka University
13:30-13:45, Paper SaC10.3 
Human in Vivo Machine Learning Based Acute Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy (I)
O Leary, GerardUniversity of Toronto
Groppe, DavidKrembil Neuroscience Center
Barkley, VictoriaKrembil Neuroscience Center
Genov, RomanUniversity of Toronto
Valiante, Taufik A.University of Toronto
13:45-14:00, Paper SaC10.4 
Use of Functional Electrical Stimulation Therapy to Treat Major Depressive Disorder (I)
Popovic, Milos R.University of Toronto
14:00-14:15, Paper SaC10.5 
State-Dependent Neuromodulation for the Restoration of Motor Function (I)
Alireza, GharabaghiUniversität Tübingen
14:15-14:30, Paper SaC10.6 
Deep Brain Stimulation of the Posterior Hypothalamic Area for Refractory Aggressive Behavior (I)
Hutchison, WilliamUniversity of Toronto
SaC11 M4 - Level 3
Unobtrusive Cardiorespiratoy Monitoring Oral Session
Chair: Di Rienzo, MarcoIRCCS Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi
Co-Chair: Mukkamala, RamakrishnaMichigan State University
13:00-13:15, Paper SaC11.1 
IPhys: An Open Non-Contact Imaging-Based Physiological Measurement Toolbox
McDuff, Daniel JonathanMicrosoft
Blackford, Ethan BrianBall Aerospace
13:15-13:30, Paper SaC11.2 
Inter-Beat Interval Estimation from Facial Video Based on Reliability of BVP Signals
Maki, YuichiroTokyo Institute of Technology
Monno, YusukeTokyo Institute of Technology
Yoshizaki, KazunoriOlympus Corporation
Tanaka, MasayukiNational Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Okutomi, MasatoshiTokyo Institute of Technology
13:30-13:45, Paper SaC11.3 
A Vision-Based System for Breathing Disorder Identification: A Deep Learning Perspective
Martinez, ManuelKarlsruhe Institute of Technology
Ahmedt-Aristizabal, DavidQueensland University of Technology
Väth, TilmanKarlsruhe Institute of Technology,
Fookes, ClintonQueensland University of Technology
Benz, AndreasUniversität Heidelberg
Stiefelhagen, RainerKarlsruhe Institute of Technology
13:45-14:00, Paper SaC11.4 
Respiration Extraction from Radar Heart Sound Measurements
Schellenberger, SvenBrandenburg University of Technology
Shi, KilinFriedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Michler, FabianFriedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Lurz, FabianFriedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Weigel, RobertUniverstity of Erlangen Nuremberg
Koelpin, AlexanderChair for Electronics and Sensor Systems, Brandenburg University
14:00-14:15, Paper SaC11.5 
Heart Rate Variability for Driver Sleepiness Classification in Real Road Driving Conditions
Anna, PerssonDepartment of Biomedical Engineering, Linköping University
Jonasson, HannaDepartment of Biomedical Engineering, Linköping University
Fredriksson, IngemarDepartment of Biomedical Engineering, Linköping University
Wiklund, UrbanUmea University
Ahlström, ChristerSwedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)
14:15-14:30, Paper SaC11.6 
Heart Rate Extraction from Novel Neck Photoplethysmography Signals
Garcia Lopez, IreneImperial College of London
Sharma, PiyushImperial College London
Rodriguez-Villegas, EstherImperial College London
SaC12 M6 - Level 3
Fetal and Pediatric Imaging Oral Session
Chair: Signorini, Maria G.Politecnico Di Milano
Co-Chair: Balestra, GabriellaPolitecnico Di Torino
13:00-13:15, Paper SaC12.1 
Fetal Ultrasound Image Segmentation for Measuring Biometric Parameters Using Multi-Task Deep Learning
Sobhani-nia, ZahraIsfahan University of Technology, Isfahan 84156-83111, Iran
Rafiei, ShimaIUT
Emami, AliIsfahan University of Technology
Karimi, NaderIsfahan University of Technology
Najarian, KayvanUniversity of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Samavi, ShadrokhMcMaster University
Soroushmehr, S.M.RezaUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor
13:15-13:30, Paper SaC12.2 
Automated Detection of Fetal Brain Signals with Principal Component Analysis
Moser, JuliaUniversity of Tübingen
Sippel, KatrinUniversity of Tübingen
Schleger, FranziskaUniversity of Tübingen
Preissl, HubertUniversity of Tübingen
13:30-13:45, Paper SaC12.3 
Evaluation of Cortical Segmentation Pipelines on Clinical Neonatal MRI Data
Tor-Díez, CarlosIMT Atlantique
Pham, Chi-HieuTélécom Bretagne
Meunier, HélèneService De Médecine Néonatale Et Réanimation Pédiatrique, CHU De
Faisan, SylvainICube, Strasbourg University
Bloch, IsabelleTélécom ParisTech - CNRS UMR 5141 LTCI
Bednarek, NathalieService De Médecine Néonatale Et Réanimation Pédiatrique, CHU De
Passat, NicolasReims University
Rousseau, FrançoisTelecom Bretagne
13:45-14:00, Paper SaC12.4 
Pediatric Brain Tissue Segmentation from MRI Using Clustering: A Preliminary Study
Rosati, SamantaPolitecnico Di Torino
Toselli, BenedettaUniversity of Genova
Fato, Marco MassimoUniversity of Genoa
Tortora, DomenicoIRCCS Istituto Giannina Gaslini
Severino, Maria SavinaIRCCS Istituto Giannina Gaslini
Rossi, AndreaIRCCS Istituto Giannina Gaslini
Balestra, GabriellaPolitecnico Di Torino
14:00-14:15, Paper SaC12.5 
Fully Automatic Pediatric Echocardiography Segmentation Using Deep Convolutional Networks Based on BiSeNet
Hu, YujinSchool of Biomedical Engineering, Health Science Center, Shenzhe
Guo, LibaoShen Zhen University
Lei, BaiyingShenzhen University
Mao, MuyiShenzhen Children Hospital
Jin, ZelongShenzhen Children Hospital
Elazab, AhmedShenzhen University
Xia, BeiShenzhen Children Hospital, Hospital of Shantou University
Wang, TianfuShenzhen University
14:15-14:30, Paper SaC12.6 
A Video Database of Neonatal Facial Expression Based on Painful Clinical Procedures
Chen, ShuohuiZhejiang University
Luo, FeixiangZhejiang University
Chen, XiaofeiZhejiang University
Yan, JiayiHangzhou Proton Technology Co., Ltd
Zhong, YizhouHangzhou Proton Technology Co., Ltd
Pan, YunZhejiang University
SaC13 R2 - Level 3
Non Invasive Monitoring Oral Session
Co-Chair: Bujnowski, AdamGdansk University of Technology
13:00-13:15, Paper SaC13.1 
Effects of Bio-Impedance Sensor Placement Relative to the Arterial Sites for Capturing Hemodynamic Parameters
Ibrahim, BassemTexas A&M University
Mrugala, DariuszTexas A&M University
Jafari, RoozbehTexas A&M University
13:15-13:30, Paper SaC13.2 
Non-Invasive, Continuous, Pulse Pressure Monitoring Method
Kuwahara, MakikoUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa
Yavari, EhsanUniversity of Hawaii Manoa
Boric-Lubecke, OlgaUniversity of Hawaii Manoa
13:30-13:45, Paper SaC13.3 
UWB Radar for Non-Contact Heart Rate Variability Monitoring and Mental State Classification
Han, YangImperial College London
Lauteslager, TimoImperial College London
Lande, Tor SverreUniversity of Oslo
Constandinou, TimothyImperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
13:45-14:00, Paper SaC13.4 
Electrodes Array for Contactless ECG Measurement of a Bathing Person - a Sensitivity Analysis
Osiński, KamilGdansk University of Technology
Bujnowski, AdamGdansk University of Technology
Przystup, PiotrGdansk University of Technology
Wtorek, JerzyGdansk University of Technology
14:00-14:15, Paper SaC13.5 
Capacitive Coupled Electrodes Based Non-Contact ECG Measurement System with Real-Time Wavelet Denoising Algorithm
Peng, ShunFudan University
Bao, ShenjieFudan University
Chen, WeiFudan University
14:15-14:30, Paper SaC13.6 
On the Use of Non-Contact Capacitive Sensors for the Assessment of Postural Hand Tremor of Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease
Oliveira, Fabio Henrique MFederal University of Uberlandia
Rabelo, AmandaUniversidade Federal De Uberlândia
Luiz, Luiza MaireUniversidade Federal De Uberlândia
Pereira, Adriano A.Federal University of Uberlândia
Vieira, MarcusFederal University De Goias
Andrade, AdrianoFederal University of Uberlândia
SaC14 R3 - Level 3
Signal Processing and Classification of Electromyographic Signals Oral Session
Chair: Ramakrishnan, SwaminathanIIT Madras, India
Co-Chair: Nguyen, Hung T.Swinburne University of Technology
13:00-13:15, Paper SaC14.1 
Relationship between Offline and Online Metrics in Myoelectric Pattern Recognition Control Based on Target Achievement Control Test
Lyu, BoShanghai Jiao Tong University
Sheng, XinjunShanghai Jiao Tong University
Hao, DehongShanghai Jiao Tong University
Zhu, XiangyangShanghai Jiao Tong University
13:15-13:30, Paper SaC14.2 
Exploring Intrinsic Triggers for Functional Facial Electrostimulation Based on Intramuscular Electromyography Recordings
Leistritz, LutzJena University Hospital, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Poeschl, ChristianeMED-EL Medical Electronics
Volk, Gerd FabianJena University Hospital
13:30-13:45, Paper SaC14.3 
Smoothed Arg Max Extreme Learning Machine: An Alternative to Avoid Classification Ripple in sEMG Signals
Cene, Vinicius H.Universidade Federal Do Rio Grande Do Sul
Machado, JulianoInstituto Federal Sul-Riograndense (IFSul)
Balbinot, AlexandreFederal University of Rio Grande Do Sul (UFRGS)
13:45-14:00, Paper SaC14.4 
Estimation of Motor Unit Global Firing Rate by Features of EMG in Frequency Domain
Ma, ShihanShanghai Jiao Tong University
Chen, ChenShanghai Jiao Tong University
Lyu, BoShanghai Jiao Tong University
Sheng, XinjunShanghai Jiao Tong University
Zhu, XiangyangShanghai Jiao Tong University
14:00-14:15, Paper SaC14.5 
Exploiting the Intertemporal Structure of the Upper-Limb sEMG: Comparisons between an LSTM Network and Cross-Sectional Myoelectric Pattern Recognition Methods
Olsson, AlexanderLund University
Malesevic, NebojsaLund University
Björkman, AndersLund University
Antfolk, ChristianLund University
14:15-14:30, Paper SaC14.6 
The Influence of Force Level and Motor Unit Coherence on Nonlinear Surface EMG Features Examined Using Model Simulation
McManus, LaraUniversity College Dublin
Pereira Botelho, DiegoUniversity College Dublin
Flood, Matthew W.University College Dublin
Lowery, MadeleineUniversity College Dublin
SaC15 M3 - Level 3
Ultrasound Imaging (II) Oral Session
Chair: Konofagou, ElisaColumbia University
Co-Chair: Beg, Mirza FaisalSimon Fraser University
13:00-13:15, Paper SaC15.1 
Morphological Characterization of Breast Tumors Using Conventional B-Mode Ultrasound Images
El-Azizy, Ahmed R. M.Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cairo University Faculty O
Salaheldien, MohamedDepartment of Biomedical Engineering, Cairo University Faculty O
Rushdi, MuhammadCairo University
Gewefel, HananRadiographic Imaging Technology, Faculty of Applied Medical Scie
Mahmoud, Ahmed M.Cairo University Faculty of Engineering
13:15-13:30, Paper SaC15.2 
Quantitative Ultrasound Imaging for the Differentiation between Fresh and Decellularized Mouse Kidneys
Alnazer, IsraaLebanese University
Falou, OmarLebanese University
Nasr, RemieLebanese University
Azar, DanielleLebanese American University
Hysi, EnoRyerson University
Wirtzfeld, LaurenRyerson University
Berndl, ElizabethRyerson University
Kolios, MichaelRyerson University
13:30-13:45, Paper SaC15.3 
Ultrasound Segmentation Using U-Net: Learning from Simulated Data and Testing on Real Data
Behboodi, BaharehConcordia University
Rivaz, HassanConcordia University
13:45-14:00, Paper SaC15.4 
Fully Automated Segmentation of Alveolar Bone Using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks from Intraoral Ultrasound Images
Duong, DatUniversity of Alberta
Nguyen, Kim-Cuong T1987
Kaipatur, NeelambarUniversity of Alberta
Lou, Edmond H.University of Alberta
Noga, MichelleUniversity of Alberta
Major, PaulUniversity of Alberta
Punithakumar, KumaradevanUniversity of Alberta
Le, Lawrence HUniversity of Alberta
14:00-14:15, Paper SaC15.5 
Automated Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease through Measurement of Intima Media Thickness Using Deep Neural Networks
Chinnappan, RajasekaranK.S.Rangasamy College of Technology
Krishnasamy Balasundaram, JayanthiK.s.rangasamy College of Technology
Subramaniam, SudhaK.S.Rangasamy College of Technology
Kuchelar, RamaniApollo Hospitals, Chennai
14:15-14:30, Paper SaC15.6 
A Novel Transcranial Ultrasound Imaging Method with Diverging Wave
Du, BinShenzhen University
Siyuan, FangShenzhen University
Chen, SipingShenzhen Universtity
Lu, MinhuaShenzhen University
Mao, RuiShenzhen University
SaC16 M5 - Level 3
Wearable Robotic Systems - Prosthetics Oral Session
Chair: Sanguineti, VittorioUniversity of Genoa
13:00-13:15, Paper SaC16.1 
A Control Method for Transfemoral Prosthetic Knees Based on Thigh Angular Motion
Inoue, KohKagawa University
Fukuda, TetsuyaKagawa University
Wada, TakahiroRitsumeikan University
13:15-13:30, Paper SaC16.2 
A Dynamic Model of Hand Movements for Proportional Myoelectric Control of a Hand Prosthesis
Sanguineti, VittorioUniversity of Genoa
Beninati, GiovannaUniversity of Genoa
13:30-13:45, Paper SaC16.3 
Robotic Prosthesis That Maintains Flexion Posture
Katsumura, MotoyuMie University
Obayashi, ShuyaMie University
Yano, KenichiMie University
Hamada, AtsushiImasen Engineering Corporation
Nakao, TomoyukiImasen Engineering Corporation
Torii, KatsuhikoImasen Engineering Corporation
13:45-14:00, Paper SaC16.4 
Adaptive, Tendon-Driven, Affordable Prostheses for Partial Hand Amputations: On Body-Powered and Motor Driven Implementations
Gao, GengThe University of Auckland
Gerez, LucasUniversity of Auckland
Liarokapis, MinasThe University of Auckland
14:00-14:15, Paper SaC16.5 
Rehand II: Wire-Driven Five-Fingered Electric Prosthetic Hand Utilizing Elasticity of a Cosmetic Glove
Odagaki, NarinobuOsaka Institute of Technology
Yoshikawa, MasahiroOsaka Institute of Technology
Tanaka, YoshihiroNagoya Institute of Technology
Kawashima, NoritakaResearch Institute, National Rehabilitation Center forPersons Wi