March/April 2014

The Figure One Problem

Author(s): Matthew Canver
The Figure One Problem 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Like many undergraduate students, my plans and ideas for my career trajectory evolved over time. As I have written about before, I went back and forth during college about whether to…

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2014 Elected EMBS Fellows

Author(s): IEEE Pulse
2014 Elected EMBS Fellows 150 150 IEEE Pulse

The IEEE Board of Directors approved the newly elevated Fellows for 2014. Please join us in congratulating our colleagues on this prestigious accomplishment! Martin Buss Technische Universitaet Muenchen for contributions…

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ETAT 2013: Reflections on the First IEEE EMBS International Summer School on Telemedicine

ETAT 2013: Reflections on the First IEEE EMBS International Summer School on Telemedicine

Author(s): Fedor Lehocki, Cristian A. Linte
ETAT 2013: Reflections on the First IEEE EMBS International Summer School on Telemedicine 618 372 IEEE Pulse

The first IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biological Society (EMBS) Summer School on Emerging Technologies and Applications in Telemedicine (ETAT) was held 25–31 August 2013 in Slovakia. ETAT was cosponsored…

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Life as a Serial Entrepreneur

Author(s): Colin J. H. Brenan
Life as a Serial Entrepreneur 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Recently, I was sitting in a local coffee shop trying to think of a topic for my editorial in this issue of IEEE Pulse, and I was having little success. I thought it ironic that I spend the majority of…

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MRI Essentials for Innovative Technologies

Author(s): David Moratal
MRI Essentials for Innovative Technologies 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Giuseppe Placidi, CRC Press, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4040-5 (Hardback). xxiv + 192 pages, US$89.95. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the most versatile and fastest-growing modality in diagnostic imaging, and is considered…

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Biomedical Signal and Image Processing, 2nd Edition

Author(s): David Moratal
Biomedical Signal and Image Processing, 2nd Edition 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Kayvan Najarian and Robert Splinter, CRC Press, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7033-4 (Hardback). xxv + 385 pages, US$89.45. It is difficult to find a book that covers both biomedical image processing and…

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An Early Telegraph Idea: Physicians Often Feel Attracted to Engineering

Author(s): Max Valentinuzzi
An Early Telegraph Idea: Physicians Often Feel Attracted to Engineering 150 150 IEEE Pulse

The objectives of medicine are to restore, maintain, and improve human health applying the biomedical sciences. The objectives of engineering are to restore, improve, and maintain human wellbeing applying the physico-­chemical…

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