IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine

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Determination of clinical parameters sensitive to functional voice disorders applying boosted decision stumps
Various voice assessment tools, such as questionnaires and aerodynamic voice characteristics, can be used to assess vocal function of individuals. However, not much is known about the best combinations of these parameters in identification of functional dysphonia in clinical settings.... Read more
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Accelerometry-Based Digital Gait Characteristics for Classification of Parkinson’s Disease: What Counts?
Gait may be a useful biomarker that can be objectively measured with wearable technology to classify Parkinson’s disease (PD). This study aims to: (i) comprehensively quantify a battery of commonly utilized gait digital characteristics (spatiotemporal and signal-based), and (ii) identify... Read more
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Feature Extraction Based Machine Learning for Human Burn Diagnosis From Burn Images
    Burn is one of the serious public health problems. Usually, burn diagnoses are based on expert medical and clinical experience and it is necessary to have a medical or clinical expert to conduct an examination in restorative clinics or at... Read more
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A Functional-genetic Scheme for Seizure Forecasting in Canine Epilepsy
Epilepsy is a chronic condition characterized by recurrent, spontaneous, and unpredictable seizures resulting from the abnormal and excessive synchronization of groups of neurons. While first line of treatment consists of anti-epileptic medication, about a third of patients are refractory. Epilepsy... Read more
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Functional Connectivity Analysis of Mental Fatigue Reveals Different Network Topological Alterations Between Driving and Vigilance Tasks
       Despite the apparent importance of mental fatigue detection, a reliable application is hindered due to the incomprehensive understanding of the neural mechanisms of mental fatigue. In this paper, we investigated the topological alterations of functional brain networks in the theta... Read more
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Histogram-Based Features Selection and Volume Of Interest Ranking For Brain PET Image Classification
    Abstract Positron emission tomography (PET) is a molecular medical imaging modality which is commonly used for neurodegenerative diseases diagnosis. Computer-aided diagnosis, based on medical image analysis, could help quantitative evaluation of brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD). A novel method... Read more
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Automated Assessment of Dynamic Knee Valgus and Risk of Knee Injury During the Single Leg Squat
    Many clinical assessment protocols of the lower limb rely on the evaluation of functional movement tests such as the single leg squat (SLS), which are often assessed visually. Visual assessment is subjective and depends on the experience of the clinician.... Read more
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Classification of Schizophrenia Based on Individual Hierarchical Brain Networks Constructed From Structural MRI Images
With structural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) images, conventional methods for the classification of schizophrenia (SCZ) and healthy control (HC) extract cortical thickness independently at different regions of interest (ROIs) without considering the correlation between these regions. In this paper, we... Read more
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Melanoma Is Skin Deep: A 3D Reconstruction Technique for Computerized Dermoscopic Skin Lesion Classification
This Article is Featured in the Special Issue NIH-IEEE POCT 2015 Melanoma mortality rates are the highest amongst skin cancer patients. Melanoma is life-threating when it grows beyond the dermis of the skin. Hence, depth is an important factor to diagnose... Read more
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Abnormal Neural Oscillations in Schizophrenia Assessed by Spectral Power Ratio of MEG During Word Processing
This study investigated spectral power of neural oscillations associated with word processing in schizophrenia. Magnetoencephalography (MEG) data were acquired from 12 schizophrenia patients and 10 healthy controls during a visual word processing task. Two spectral power ratio (SPR) feature sets:... Read more