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Monitoring Physiological Signals Using Camera

Abstract Monitoring vital physiological signals, such as heart rate, blood pressure and breathing pattern, are basic requirements in the diagnosis and management of various diseases. Traditionally, these signals are measured only in hospital and clinical settings. An important recent trend is the development of portable devices for tracking these physiological signals non-invasively by using optical methods. These portable devices, when combined with cell phones, tablets or other mobile devices, provide a new opportunity for everyone to monitor one’s vital signs out of clinic.

This thesis work develops camera-based systems and algorithms to monitor several physiological waveforms and parameters, without having to bring the sensors in contact with a... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Shao, Dangdang (Author) / Tao, Nongjian (Advisor) / Li, Baoxin (Committee member) / Hekler, Eric (Committee member) / Karam, Lina (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical engineering / Biomedical engineering / Computer Vision / Image Processing / Mobile Health / Non-contact Measurement / Physiological Signals / Remote Sensing
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 108 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Electrical Engineering 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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