biomedical engineering

Pairwise Heuristic Sequence Alignment Algorithm Based on Deep Reinforcement Learning

Author(s): Yong-Joon Song, Dong Jin Ji, Hyein Seo, Gyu-Bum Han, Dong-Ho Cho
Pairwise Heuristic Sequence Alignment Algorithm Based on Deep Reinforcement Learning 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

Goal: Various methods have been developed to analyze the association between organisms and their genomic sequences. Among them, sequence alignment is the most frequently used method for comparative analysis of biological…

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A Pervasive Respiratory Monitoring Sensor for COVID-19 Pandemic

Author(s): Xiaoshuai Chen, Shuo Jiang, Zeyu Li, Benny P.L. Lo
A Pervasive Respiratory Monitoring Sensor for COVID-19 Pandemic 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

Goal: The SARS-CoV-2 viral infection could cause severe acute respiratory syndrome disturbing the regular breathing and leading to continuous coughing. Automatic respiration monitoring systems could provide the necessary metrics and…

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Detecting Regions At Risk for Spreading COVID-19 Using Existing Cellular Wireless Network Functionalities

Author(s): Edwin K. P. Chong, Alaa A. R. Alsaeedy
Detecting Regions At Risk for Spreading COVID-19 Using Existing Cellular Wireless Network Functionalities 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

Goal: The purpose of this article is to introduce a new strategy to identify areas with high human density and mobility, which are at risk for spreading COVID-19. Crowded regions…

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SARS-CoV-2 Detection from Voice

Author(s): Gadi Pinkas, Yarden Karny, Aviad Malachi, Galia Barkai, Gideon Bachar, Vered Aharonson
SARS-CoV-2 Detection from Voice 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

Abstract: Automated voice-based detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) could facilitate the screening for COVID19. A dataset of cellular phone recordings from 88 subjects was recently collected.…

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Magnetic Microdevices for MRI Measurement of SARS-CoV-2 Concentration

Author(s): Lamar O. Mair, Olivia Hale, Sahar Jafari, Cheng Chen, Oleg Udalov, Roland Probst, Ittai S. Baum, Anjana Hevaganinge, Elaine Wang, Olga C. Rodriguez, Christopher Albanese, Stanley T. Fricke, Irving Norman Weinberg
Magnetic Microdevices for MRI Measurement of SARS-CoV-2 Concentration 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

Goal: To develop a micron-scale device that can operate as an MRI-based reporter for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 virus. Methods: Iron rod microdevices were constructed via template-guided synthesis and suspended…

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