Book Reviews

Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Biomedical Big Data

Author(s): Paul King
Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Biomedical Big Data 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Ervin Sejdic and Tiago H. Falk, CRC Press, 2018, ISBN: 9781351061223, xviii+ 606 pages, $220 But for one flaw in the first printing of this text (to be detailed at…

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Biothermodynamics: Principles and Applications

Author(s): Paul King
Biothermodynamics: Principles and Applications 150 150 IEEE Pulse

By Mustafa Ozilgen and Esra Sorgüven, Taylor & Francis, 2016, ISBN: 978-1-4665-8609-3, xi+ 399 pages + CD, $128 This reviewer has taught undergraduate thermodynamics to mechanical, electrical, and biomedical engineering students.…

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Design Control for the Medical Device Industry, 2nd ed.

Author(s): Paul King
Design Control for the Medical Device Industry, 2nd ed. 150 150 IEEE Pulse

By Marie B. Teixeira, CRC Press, 2014, ISBN-13: 978-1-138-07371-5, xi+ 193 pages, $210 I have spent more than 30 years in the medical device industry. During this time, I have…

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A College-Level Overview of Biomedical Instrumentation

Author(s): Paul King
A College-Level Overview of Biomedical Instrumentation 150 150 IEEE Pulse

By Andrew G. Webb, Cambridge University Press, 2018, ISBN 978-1-10- 711313-8, 323 pages, $US90. This text (one of the 13 books currently available in the Cambridge Texts in Biomedical Engineering…

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Fundamental Principles of Animal Research

Author(s): Paul King
Fundamental Principles of Animal Research 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease, 2nd Ed. Edited by P. M. Conn, Academic Press, 2017, ISBN 978-0-12-809468-6, xix + 1,177 pages, $US300. I have been peripherally involved…

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Practicing Medicine in Three Dimensions

Author(s): Paul King
Practicing Medicine in Three Dimensions 150 150 IEEE Pulse

3D Printing in Medicine Edited by Deepak M. Kalaskar, Elsevier Press, 2017. ISBN 978-0-08-100717-4, ix + 226 pages, US$215. This heavily referenced text is a recommended read for anyone wishing…

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The Wonderful World of Biodesign

Author(s): Paul King
The Wonderful World of Biodesign 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Biodesign: The Process of Innovating Medical Technologies, 2nd Ed. By Paul G. Yock, Stefanos Zenios, Josh Makower, Todd J. Brinton, Uday N. Kumar, F.T. Jay Watkins, Lyn Denend, Thomas M.…

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A Survey of Medical Device Technology

Author(s): Paul King
A Survey of Medical Device Technology 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Biomedical Device Technology: Principles and Design, 2nd Ed. By Anthony Y.K. Chan, CC Thomas Publisher, 2016. ISBN 978-0-398- 09083-8, viii + 748 pages, US$85.95. According to the preface, this text…

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Consilience of Conscience

Author(s): Paul King
Consilience of Conscience 150 150 IEEE Pulse

LAB GIRL By Hope Jahren, Knopf, 2016. ISBN: 9781101874936, 304 pages, US$26.95. As an academic, a research engineer, and a committed tree hugger, I found much to like in the…

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