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Program for 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications (MeMeA)

Monday, June 11

Monday, June 11 9:30 - 10:00

Welcome - Opening Session

Room: Sala del Chiostro

Monday, June 11 10:00 - 10:45

Plenary Lecture

"Sensing Electrode Development for Control of Neurotransmitters in Biologic Systems"
Kevin Bennet, Mayo Clinic, USA
Room: Sala del Chiostro
Chair: Joseph Cortner (Retired, USA)

Monday, June 11 10:45 - 11:15

Break

Room: The Cloister

Monday, June 11 11:15 - 12:55

SS1: Special Session: Application of fiber optic sensors to medical devices and instruments

Room: Aula Multimediale
Chairs: Taesung Kim (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea), Alberto Vallan (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Multi-sensitive FBG-based needle for both relative humidity and breathing rate monitoring
Carlo Massaroni and Daniela Lo Presti (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Paola Saccomandi (IHU-strasbourg, France); Chiara Losquadro (University Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Paolo Resta (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Michele Arturo Caponero (ENEA Frascati Research Centre, Italy); Rosaria D'Amato (ENEA Frascati Research Center, Italy); Emiliano Schena (University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy)
Fiber Bragg Grating Respiratory Measurement Device
Shweta Pant (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India); Sharath Umesh (Indian Institute of Science, India); Sundarrajan Asokan (IIsc, India)
Development of Tri-axial Fiber Bragg Grating Force Sensor in Catheter Application
Hyeong-U Kim, Dongjoo Shin and Taesung Kim (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
Temperature Distribution Mapping Using an FBG-Equipped Probe for Solid Tumor Laser Ablation
Riccardo Gassino, Jennifer Pogliano, Guido Perrone and Alberto Vallan (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Temperature Monitoring during Radio Frequency Thermal Ablation Treatment on Ex Vivo perfused organ by Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors
Elena De Vita (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Giovanna Palumbo (University of Naples Parthenope, Italy); Carlo Massaroni (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Paola Saccomandi (IHU of Strasbourg, France); Paolo Verze, Nicola Carlomagno, Vincenzo Tammaro and Juliet Ippolito (University of Naples Federico II, Italy); Daniele Tosi (Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan); Michele Arturo Caponero (ENEA Frascati Research Centre, Italy); Emiliano Schena (University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy); Agostino Iadicicco (Università di Napoli Parthenope, Italy); Stefania Campopiano (University of Naples Parthenope, Italy)

T1.1: Sensors and transducers for medical systems

Room: Sala del Chiostro
Chairs: Sergio Rapuano (University of Sannio, Italy), Lorenzo Scalise (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)
Influence of the length of lead lines on the response of a variable orifice meter: analysis of sensitivity and settling time
Federica Montagna (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Emiliano Schena (University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy); Carlo Massaroni, Chiara Caciotti and Daniela Lo Presti (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Sergio Silvestri (University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy)
Feasibility of Photoplethysmography Imaging of the Sole of the Foot
Nicolai Spicher (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund, Germany); Tyler Lovelace (Texas A&M University, USA); Markus Kukuk (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund, Germany)
Intelligent Multi-Electrode Arrays as the Next Generation of Electrochemical Biosensors for Real-Time Analysis of Neurotransmitters
Alon Mazafi (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel); Adissa Silue (George Mason University, USA); Rajendra Prasad Shukla (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel); Benjamin W McDowell (George Mason University, USA); Sudheesh Shukla and Avia Lavon (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel); Nathalia Peixoto (George Mason University, USA); Hadar Ben-Yoav (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)
Cardiac Hemodynamic Monitoring in the Subcutaneous Space - A pre-clinical proof-of-concept
Rafael Cordero Alvarez (Universite Paris Sud & LivaNova, France); Filippo Ziglio (LivaNova, Italy); Pierre-Yves Joubert (University of Paris Sud, France); Amel Amblard and Delphine Feuerstein (LivaNova, Sorin CRM SAS, France)
A Real-Time Algorithm to Detect Falls in the Elderly
Alberto López Martínez (University of Oviedo, Spain); Daniel García (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain); Francisco Ferrero Martín (University of Oviedo, Spain); Octavian Adrian Postolache (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Lisboa/IT & Instituto Universitario de Lisboa, ISCTE-IUL, Portugal)

T2.1: Biosignal processing for diagnostics in medicine (I)

Room: Aula 1
Chairs: Sabrina Grassini (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Voicu Groza (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Investigation of EEG Noise and Artifact Removal by Patch-Based and Kernel Adaptive Filtering Techniques
Ahmed Eltrass, Noha Ghanem and Nour Ismail (Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt)
Detection of Abnormal Heartbeats in Compressed Electrocardiograms
Mohamed Abdelazez, Sreeraman Rajan and Adrian D.C. Chan (Carleton University, Canada)
A Lightweight Embedded Solution for ECG Filtering and QRS Complexes Localization Using Wavelets
Gabriel Gomes (Federal University of Itajubá, Brazil); Luis H. C. Ferreira (Federal University of Itajuba, Brazil)
Development of a Low-cost Nailfold Capillaroscopy Platform to Enhance Early Detection of Secondary Raynaud's Phenomenon
Salvatore Andrea Pullano (University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy); Maria Giovanna Bianco (University Magna Græcia of Catanzaro, Italy); Francesco Ursini and Caterina Bruno (University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy); Ifana Mahbub (The University of North Texas, USA); Nishat Tarannum Tasneem (University of North Texas, USA); Antonino S. Fiorillo (University of Magna Græcia, Italy)
Robust ECG Denoising for eHealth Applications
Alessandra Galli (University of Padova, Italy); Guglielmo Frigo (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland); Giada Giorgi (University of Padova, Italy)

T5.1: Measurements for biotechnology, physiology and biomechanics

Room: Saletta del Chiostro
Chairs: Joseph Cortner (Retired, USA), Zaccaria Del Prete (SAPIENZA University of Rome & Center for Life Nano Science IIT@Sapienza, Italy)
Evaluation of wearable IMU performance for orientation estimation and motion tracking
Kristen HE Beange (University of Ottawa, Canada); Adrian D.C. Chan (Carleton University, Canada); Ryan B Graham (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Optimization of Center-of-Pressure-Based Indices for Assessing Balance Ability
Shengyu Zhang, Yuhao Ye and Zhang Renbing (Zhejiang University, P.R. China); Xiaoqing Jin (Zhejiang Hospital, P.R. China); Yidan Chen (Zhejiang Hospital, Hangzhou, P.R. China); Gangmin Ning (Zhejiang University, P.R. China)
An agility test to measure performance in Para ice hockey
Valeria Rosso (Politecnico di Torino & University of Jyväskylä, Italy); Gabriele Cinus and Laura Gastaldi (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Measurement of Vibration Levels on Neonatal Transport Systems Using a Custom Data Logger
Roger Selzler (Carleton University, Canada); Cheryl Aubertin, Kim Greenwood, Gillian MacLean and Stephanie Redpath (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Canada); James R Green (Carleton University, Canada)
Spectrophotometer measurements to characterize conformational state of the proteins: p53 analysis
Saad Abdullah (University of Brescia & Tech4life Enterprises, Italy); Mauro Serpelloni, Sarah Tonello, Emilio Sardini, Giulia Abate and Daniela Uberti (University of Brescia, Italy)

Monday, June 11 13:00 - 14:30

Buffet Lunch

Room: The Cloister

Monday, June 11 14:30 - 16:10

SS2.1: Special Session: Measuring myoelectric function to predict, assess, assist in, and recover from motor-related disorders (I)

Room: Aula Multimediale
Chairs: Cristiano De Marchis (University Roma Tre, Italy), Maurizio Schmid (Roma Tre University, Italy)
Antagonist activity of extensor digitorum brevis and tibialis anterior during child walking
Annachiara Strazza (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy); Michela Sara Palmieri (Centro Ambulatoriale di Riabilitazione Santo Stefano, Italy); Alessandro Mengarelli (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy); Ornella Orsini (Centro Ambulatoriale di Riabilitazione Santo Stefano, Italy); Laura Burattini (Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy); Antonio Bortone (Centro Ambulatoriale di Riabilitazione Santo Stefano, Italy); Sandro Fioretti and Francesco Di Nardo (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)
Effect of SNR normalization on the estimation of muscle synergies from EMG datasets
Giacomo Severini (School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, UCD, Ireland); Cristiano De Marchis (University Roma Tre, Italy)
Muscle synergies in patients with low back pain
Valentina Agostini, Daniele Rimini and Marco Ghislieri (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Umberto Frola and Marco Trucco (Presidio Sanitario San Camillo, Italy); Marco Knaflitz (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Longitudinal assessment of muscle function after Total Hip Arthroplasty
Muscle activity detection in pathological, weak and noisy myoelectric signals
Tiwana Varrecchia (Università Roma Tre, Italy); Carmen D'Anna (Roma Tre University, Italy); Andrea Scorza (Roma TRE University, Italy); Salvatore Andrea Sciuto (University of ROMA TRE, Italy); Silvia Conforto (University Roma Tre, Italy)

T1.2: Sensors and transducers for medical systems

Room: Sala del Chiostro
Chairs: Marco Parvis (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Bruce Wallace (Carleton University, Canada)
High Precision Integrator for CVD-Diamond Detectors for Dosimetric Applications
Erika D'Antonio and Stefano Salvatori (Università degli Studi Niccolò Cusano, Italy); Pietro Oliva (Niccolò Cusano University & Universita' degli studi Roma Tre, Italy); Fabrizio Patanè (Niccolò Cusano University, Italy); Marco Girolami and Daniele Maria Trucchi (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - Montelibretti - 00015 Monterotondo Stazione, Italy)
An Adaptive LFP Sensor
Mahboubeh Parastarfeizabadi and Abbas Z. Kouzani (Deakin University, Australia)
A Compact System for Blood Impedance Measurements for ROS Evaluation
Tommaso Addabbo, Ada Fort, Patrick Kapita, Marco Mugnaini and Valerio Vignoli (University of Siena, Italy); Victoria Barygina and Matteo Becatti (University of Florence, Italy); Claudia Fiorillo (UniversitY of Florence, Italy); Niccolo Taddei (Università di Firenze, Italy)
Double Tuned 1H-23Na Birdcage Coils for MRI at 7 T Performance evaluation through electromagnetic simulations
Francesca Maggiorelli (University of Siena & National Institute of Nuclear Physics - Pisa Division, Italy); Alessandra Retico (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Italy); Eddy Boskamp (Hyperfine Research Inc., Italy); Fraser Robb (GE Healthcare Inc., Italy); Angelo Galante (University of L'Aquila, Italy); Fantasia Marco (L'Aquila University, Italy); Marcello Alecci (University of L'Aquila and INFN-LNGS L'Aquila, Italy); Michela Tosetti (IRCCS Fondazione Stella Maris, Italy); Gianluigi Tiberi (University of Pisa, Italy)
Simultaneous Measurement of Heart Sound, Pulse Wave and Respiration with Single Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor
Ken Ogawa (Shinshu University & Naganokeiki Co., Ltd., Japan); Shouhei Koyama and H Ishizawa (Division of Smart Textiles, Institute of Fiber Engineering, Shinshu University, Japan); Seiya Fujiwara (Shinshu University, Japan); Keisaku Fujimoto (School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Shinshu University, Japan)

T2.2: Biosignal processing for diagnostics in medicine (II)

Room: Aula 1
Chairs: Massimo Mischi (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands), Sreeraman Rajan (Carleton University, Canada)
Adaptive motion-artifact reduction in capacitive ECG measurements by using the power-line interference
Lin Xu (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands); Chiara Rabotti (Eindhoven University of Technology, USA); Yi Zhang (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands); Mohammed Meftah and Sotir Ouzounov (Philips Research, The Netherlands); Pieter Harpe and Massimo Mischi (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
RF Signal Loss in Through-body Wireless Transmission and Implications for Implantable Devices
Robust Baseline Measurement for Reliable Fetal Heart Rate Evaluation
Guglielmo Frigo (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland); Giada Giorgi (University of Padova, Italy)
Detection of Noise Type in Electrocardiogram
Mohamed Abdelazez, Sreeraman Rajan and Adrian D.C. Chan (Carleton University, Canada)
EEG signatures at the transition between conscious and unconscious state during induction of general anesthesia with remifentanil and propofol
Ana Ferreira (Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, Portugal); Joaquim Mendes (INEGI, LAETA & Faculty of Engineering, UP, Portugal); Pedro Amorim (Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Portugal); Catarina S Nunes (Universidade Aberta & LAETA/INEGI, Centro de Investigação Clinica em Anestesiologia (CHP), Portugal)

T5.2: Measurements for biotechnology, physiology and biomechanics

Room: Saletta del Chiostro
Chairs: Emma Paola Angelini (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Annamária R. Várkonyi-Kóczy (Óbuda University, Hungary)
A prototype for the automatic measurement of the hand dimensions using the Microsoft Kinect V2
Marco Tarabini, Daniele Marchisotti and Remo Sala (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); Hermes Giberti (Università di Pavia, Italy); Michele Sculati (Doctor, Italy); Pietro Marzaroli (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Different sitting positions influence cross country sit skiers performance
Valeria Rosso (Politecnico di Torino & University of Jyväskylä, Italy); Vesa Linnamo (University of Jyväskylä, Finland); Walter Rapp (University of Freiburg, Germany); Stefan Lindinger (University of Gothenburg, Sweden); Magdalena Karczewska-Lindinger (Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland); Yves Vanlandewijck (KU Leuven, Belgium); Laura Gastaldi (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Development and mechanical validation of an in vitro system for bone cell vibration loading
Ludovica Apa (Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy); Enrica Urciuoli (Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Italy); Livio D'Alvia (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Barbara Peruzzi (Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Italy); Zaccaria Del Prete (University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy); Emanuele Rizzuto (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
Joint Toxicity of Nitrite, Ammonia and Heavy Metals in Aquaculture: Evaluating Bioluminescent Bacteria as Water Toxicity Sensor
Wenyang Li (Chongqing Technology and Business University, Norway); Luis da Silva (University College of Southeast Norway, Norway); Tao Dong (The University College of Southeast Norway, Norway); João Simões (University of Southeast Norway, Kongsberg, Norway); Nuno Pires and Hans-Christian Teien (Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway); Birgitte K. Hønsvall (University of Southeast Norway, Norway); Trond Storebakken (Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway); Lars Roseng (University of Southeast Norway, Kongsberg, Norway); Brit Salbu (Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway)

Monday, June 11 16:10 - 16:30

Break

Room: The Cloister

Monday, June 11 16:30 - 18:10

SS2.2: Special Session: Measuring myoelectric function to predict, assess, assist in, and recover from motor-related disorders (II)

Room: Aula Multimediale
Chairs: Valentina Agostini (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Giacomo Severini (UCD Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Italy)
The effect of Non-Negative Matrix Factorization initialization on the accurate identification of muscle synergies with correlated activation signals
Estimating Facial Neuromotor Activity from sEMG and Accelerometry for Speech Articulation
Andrés Gómez-Rodellar (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid & Centro de Tecnología Biomédica, Spain); Guillermo de Arcas, Pedro Gómez-Vilda, Agustín Álvarez-Marquina and Juan López-Navarro (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain)
A wearable integrated textile EMG and muscle oximetry system for monitoring exercise-induced effects: a feasibility study
Riccardo Di Giminiani (University of L'Aquila, Italy); Telma Vistisen (Ohmatex ApS, Vibj, Denmark); Anders Klitgaard (Ohmatex ApS, Viby, Denmark); K Yndgaard Soerensen, R Arbjerg Heick and K Oestergard (Ohmatex ApS, Vibj, Denmark); Stefania Lancia (University of L'Aquila, Italy); Marco Ferrari (University of LAquila, Italy); Valentina Quaresima (University of L'Aquila, Italy); Marco Cardinale (University College London, Italy)
EMG factorization during walking: does digital filtering influence the accuracy in the evaluation of the muscle synergy number?
Emilia Scalona (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Juri Taborri (University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy); Zaccaria Del Prete (SAPIENZA University of Rome & Center for Life Nano Science IIT@Sapienza, Italy); Eduardo Palermo (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Stefano Rossi (University of Tuscia, Italy)

T1.3: Sensors and transducers for medical systems

Room: Sala del Chiostro
Chairs: Emiliano Schena (University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy), Mark Wehde (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Improvement of Blood Pressure Prediction Using Artificial Neural Network
Kyoko Katayama (Shinshu University, Japan); H Ishizawa and Shouhei Koyama (Division of Smart Textiles, Institute of Fiber Engineering, Shinshu University, Japan); Keisaku Fujimoto (School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Shinshu University, Japan)
Flexible Magnetoresistive Sensors for Guiding Cardiac Catheters
Mayyada Hawsawi, Selma Amara, Yousof Mashraei, Abdullah Almansouri, Hanan Mohammed and Galo Torres Sevilla (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia); Gerhard Jakob (Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany); Samridh Jaiswal (Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz - Singulus Technologies AG, Saudi Arabia); Mathias Kläui (Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany); Ali Haneef and Abdelhamid Saoudi (King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Saudi Arabia); Muhammad Hussain (KAUST, Saudi Arabia); Jürgen Kosel (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia)
Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Monitoring Using Wireless Surface Electromyography: A Case Study
Ganesh Arvind C (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, Chennai, India); Renganathan Bellagunda Santhanakrishnan (IIT Madras, India); Rajakumaran C (Physiotherapist and Ergonomics Consultant, Chennai, India); Preejith Sp (HTIC-IITMadras, India); Shubham Khandelwal (Physiotherapist, Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, Chennai, India); Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)
Highly-Sensitive Magnetic Tunnel Junction Based Flow Cytometer
Selma Amara (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia); Ride Bu (Shandong University, Saudi Arabia); Meshal Alawein, Nouf Alsharif, Mohammed Asadullah Khan, Yan Wen, Xixiang Zhang, Jürgen Kosel and Hossein Fariborzi (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia)
Real-time Neonatal Respiratory Rate Estimation using a Pressure-Sensitive Mat
Amente Bekele, Shermeen Nizami and Yasmina Souley Dosso (Carleton University, Canada); Cheryl Aubertin and Kim Greenwood (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Canada); JoAnn Harrold (The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, CHEO, Ottawa, Canada); James R Green (Carleton University, Canada)

T2.3: Biosignal processing for diagnostics in medicine (III)

Room: Aula 1
Chairs: Octavian Adrian Postolache (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Lisboa/IT & Instituto Universitario de Lisboa, ISCTE-IUL, Portugal), Ruqiang Yan (Southeast University, P.R. China)
False Ventricular-Fibrillation/Flutter Alarm Reduction of Patient Monitoring Systems in Intensive Care Units
Erdem Yanar (Middle East Technical University ANKARA & ASELSAN INC, Turkey); Yeşim Serinağaoğlu (Middle East Technical University, Turkey)
Heart rate variability analysis as a possible predictor of perioperative risk in patients undergoing general surgery
Klaus Zeiner, Florian Thürk, Stefan Kampusch and Eugenijus Kaniusas (Vienna University of Technology, Austria); Adam Bukaty, Christian Reiterer, Barbara Kabon and Klaus Ulrich Klein (Medical University of Vienna, Austria)
Vocal health assessment by means of Cepstral Peak Prominence Smoothed distribution in continuous speech
Antonella Castellana, Alessio Carullo and Arianna Astolfi (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Massimo Spadola Bisetti (Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy); Jacopo Colombini (Università degli studi di Torino, Italy)
Design of a System to Measure Spatial Sound Localization Abilities
Madison Cohen-McFarlane and Rafik Goubran (Carleton University, Canada); Frank Knoefel (Bruyere Continuing Care, Canada)
Classification of Motor Imagery Tasks Using Inter Trial Variance in The Brain Computer Interface
Fatemeh Shahlaei (Phule Pune University, India); Niraj Bagh (Indian Institute of Technology, India); Arvind Digamber Shaligram (University of Pune & University of Pune, India); RamasubbaReddy Machireddy (IITM, India); Madhukar Sarvottam Zambare (Pune University, India); Shweta Pant (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India)

T3: Measurement and quality control for medical devices and regulatory issues

Room: Saletta del Chiostro
Chairs: Kevin Bennet (Mayo Clinic, USA), Pasquale Daponte (University of Sannio, Italy)
Effect of Electrode Impedance on the Transient Response of ECG Recording Amplifiers
Soumyajyoti Maji and Martin Burke (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
Real-time monitoring and training for professionals exposed to static magnetic fields
Angelo Galante (University of L'Aquila, Italy); Marcello Alecci (University of L'Aquila and INFN-LNGS L'Aquila, Italy); Fantasia Marco (L'Aquila University, Italy); Claudia Rinaldi (University of L'Aquila, Italy); Fabio Federici (Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, Italy); Fabio Franchi (University of L'Aquila & Center of Excellence DEWS, Italy)
Experimental Characterization of a Figure of Eight Coil for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Alessandra Paffi (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Micaela Liberti (ICEMB at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Paolo Tampieri (EMS S. R. L., Italy); Francesca Apollonio (University Sapienza of Rome, Italy)
A method for Force Platforms dynamic performances characterization in clinical applications
Francesco Orsini (Roma Tre University, Italy); Andrea Scorza (Roma TRE University, Italy); Carmen D'Anna (Roma Tre University, Italy); Nicola Pompeo (Università Roma Tre, Italy); Fabio Leccese ("Roma Tre" University, Italy); Enrico Silva (Università Roma Tre, Italy); Salvatore Andrea Sciuto (University of ROMA TRE, Italy)
A case study on the characterization of Whole Body Vibration platforms for medical applications
Francesco Orsini (Roma Tre University, Italy); Pietro Marzaroli and Delphine Chadefaux (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); Andrea Rossi and Fabio Botta (Roma Tre University, Italy); Andrea Scorza (Roma TRE University, Italy); Marco Tarabini (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); Lorenzo Scalise (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy); Salvatore Andrea Sciuto (University of ROMA TRE, Italy)

Monday, June 11 19:00 - 19:45

"The Four Seasons" Concert

Youth orchestra from the Conservatory of Santa Cecilia

Monday, June 11 20:00 - 22:00

Welcome Party

Room: Colonnade of the Sangallo Cloister

Tuesday, June 12

Tuesday, June 12 8:45 - 9:30

Plenary Lecture

"Bio-Inspired microelectronics for improving human health"
Pantelis Georgiou, Imperial College, UK
Room: Sala del Chiostro
Chair: Marco Parvis (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

Tuesday, June 12 9:30 - 12:30

Poster Session

Room: Colonnade of the Sangallo Cloister
Chairs: Francesca Martelli (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy), Ilaria Mileti (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
Automatic Detection of Premature Ventricular Contraction Based on Photoplethysmography Using Chaotic Features and High Order Statistics
Mohammad Reza Yousefi (Islamic Azad Universty, Najafabad Branch, Iran); Mahdi Khezri and Razieh Bagheri (Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Iran); Reza Jafari (K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran)
Decomposition of the EBI Signal into Components using two Channel Cross-Compensating Singular Spectrum Analysis
Andrei Krivoshei, Mart Min, Paul Annus and Maksim Butsenko (Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia)
Real-time assessment of high resolution vital signs recording for calculation of perioperative clinical parameters
Florian Thürk, Jakub Matta, Fatih Kartal, Klaus Zeiner and Stefan Kampusch (Vienna University of Technology, Austria); Maximilian Schnetzinger, Stefan Boehme, Klaus Markstaller and Klaus Ulrich Klein (Medical University of Vienna, Austria); Eugenijus Kaniusas (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
ECGNet: Deep Network for Arrhythmia Classification
Balamurali Murugesan and Vignesh Ravichandran (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, India); Sharath M Shankaranarayana (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India); Keerthi Ram (HTIC, India); Preejith Sp (HTIC-IITMadras, India); Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)
Implementation of Lagged Phase Space for Spike Detection
Marcin Kolodziej, Andrzej Majkowski, Rak Remigiusz and Paweł Tarnowski (Warsaw University of Technology, Poland); Andrzej Rysz (Medical University of Warsaw, Poland)
Abnormality Detection in Mammography using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks
Pengcheng Xi (National Research Council, Canada); Chang Shu (National Research Council of Canada, Canada); Rafik Goubran (Carleton University, Canada)
Performance evaluation of a small field of view scintigraphic camera for Tc-99m and Ga-67 molecular imaging applications
Lorenzo Scalise, Luigi Montalto and Michela D'Ignazio (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy); Stratos David (Technological Educational Institute of Athens); George Loudos (Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece); Maria Georgiou (Technological Educational Institution of Athens, Greece); Eleftherios Fysikopoulos (BET Solutions, Italy)
Cardiac Activity Classification using an E-Health App for a Wearable Device
Michela Pirozzi, Filippo Pietroni, Sara Casaccia, Lorenzo Scalise and Gian Marco Revel (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)
Hand movement parameters calculated by the LEAP based Virtual Glove
Giuseppe Placidi (University of L'Aquila, Italy); Matteo Polsinelli (University Of L'Aquila, Italy); Paola Banchetti, Angelo Cacchio and Matteo Spezialetti (University of L'Aquila, Italy); Luigi Cinque (Universita' di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy)
Characterization of a portable and low cost system for practical dielectric spectroscopy
Caterina Merla (ENEA SSPT Division of Health Protection Technologies, Italy); Alessandra Paffi (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Francesca Apollonio (University Sapienza of Rome, Italy); Simone Orcioni (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy); Micaela Liberti (ICEMB at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
Convolutional Auto-Encoder Based Deep Feature Learning for Finger-Vein Verification
Borui Hou and Ruqiang Yan (Southeast University, P.R. China)
Essential oils potentially used in biotextronics application against bacteria of lower urinary tract inflammations
Emilia Frydrysiak (Lodz University of Technology, Poland); Alina Kunicka-Styczynska and Krzysztof Smigielski (Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Poland); Michal Frydrysiak (Technical University of Lodz, Poland)
Multimodal Liveness Detection System for Hand Vein Biometrics
Septimiu Crisan, Bogdan Tebrean and Titus E Crisan (Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
Modeling of a Controlled Drug Delivery Capsule
Bogdan Tebrean, Septimiu Crisan and Titus E Crisan (Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
Tone Tissue Meter: a new device to assess mammary compliance
Giada Prezzemoli (Sapienza University, Italy); Nicolò Scuderi (University of Rome "La Sapienza," Rome., Italy); Benedetta Fanelli and Maria Giuseppina Onesti (Sapienza University, Italy)
Detection of CA15-3 as a Breast Cancer Biomarker in Artificial Saliva by Electrochemical Biosensor
Ilker Polatoglu (Manisa Celal Bayar University, Turkey)
Tetrapolar Low-Cost Systems for Thoracic Impedance Plethysmography
Livio D'Alvia, Emilia Scalona, Eduardo Palermo, Erika Pittella, Stefano Pisa and Emanuele Piuzzi (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Zaccaria Del Prete (SAPIENZA University of Rome & Center for Life Nano Science IIT@Sapienza, Italy)
An Electric-Field Based Breathing Rate Monitor
Lakshmi Areekath (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India); Boby George (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India); Shruthi Padmanabhan, Sharanya Akshaya and Sudha S (Easwari Engineering College, India)
Calibration System Established at TÜBİTAK UME for Infrared Ear Thermometers (IRETs)
Hüseyin Okan Durmuş and Baki Karaböce (National Metrology Institute, Turkey); Özlem Pehlivan, Mücahit Korkmaz and Murat Kalemci (TUBITAK UME, Turkey)
Development of an electromagnetic image-guided surgery system
Filippo Attivissimo (Polytechnic of Bari, Italy); Attilio Di Nisio (Politecnico di Bari, Italy); Anna Maria Lucia Lanzolla (Polytechnic of Bari, Italy); Pietro Larizza (Masmec Biomed Spa, Italy); Sergio Selicato (Politecnico di Bari, Italy)
Haptics Enhanced Interface for Remote Control of Measurement Instrumentation
Jose James (Ammachi Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amrita University, India); Sergio Rapuano, Luca De Vito and Pasquale Daponte (University of Sannio, Italy)
Extracting Features from Optical Coherence Tomography for Measuring Optical Nerve Thickness
Aime' Lay-Ekuakille (University of Salento, Italy); Patrick Kapita (University of Siena, Italy); Antonio Trabacca (Scientific Institute IRCCS E. Medea - Ass. La Nostra Famiglia, BRINDISI - ITALY, Italy); Rachele De Santis and Maria Ciccarelli (Scientific Institute IRCCS "E. Medea" - " La Nostra Famiglia", Italy); Rosario Morello (University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Italy)

Tuesday, June 12 9:30 - 11:10

SS4: Special Session: Minimally Invasive Measurement Systems for Surgical Applications

Room: Aula Multimediale
Chairs: Paola Saccomandi (IHU-strasbourg, France), Emiliano Schena (University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy)
Controlling the Depth of Anesthesia During Operation by Vital Parameters of the Patient's Body Using a Fuzzy Controller
Mohammad Reza Yousefi (Islamic Azad Universty, Najafabad Branch, Iran); Nazanin Dehghani Samani (Isfahan Hospital, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Iran); Hossein Hashemi (University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy); Fatemeh Shahlaei (Phule Pune University, India)
Non-invasive MR thermometry in liver undergoing laser ablation: multi-parameters analysis
Paola Saccomandi (IHU-strasbourg, France); Eugenio Magnoni (Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, France); Carlo Massaroni, Francesco Giurazza and Daniela Lo Presti (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Emiliano Schena (University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy)
Experimental Analysis of the Influencing Factors on the Response of a Tool for Epidural Space Detection
Edoardo Evangelisti, Carlo Massaroni, Domenico Formica and Daniela Lo Presti (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Paola Saccomandi (IHU-strasbourg, France); Paola Palermo (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Roberto Setola (University Campus BioMedico, Italy); Massimiliano Carassiti (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Emiliano Schena (University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy)
Impact on outcome and healthcare costs from hemodynamic optimization in patients undergoing pancreatic surgery: a preliminary report
Valter Perilli (A. Gemelli Hospital of Rome, Italy); Paola Aceto (A. Gemelli Hospital of Rome & Catholic University of Sacred Heart of Rome, Italy); Andrea Russo and Bruno Romanò (A. Gemelli Hospital of Rome, Italy); Giuseppe Quero (A. Gemelli Hospital of Rome & Catholica University of Sacred Heart of Rome, Italy); Sergio Alfieri and Dario Di Miceli (A. Gemelli Hospital of Rome, Italy); Alexandra Maura Berrino and Americo Cicchetti (Catholic University of Sacred Heart of Rome, Italy); Liliana Sollazzi (A. Gemelli Hospital of Rome, Italy)
In vivo image-guided MR thermometry during laser ablation: experience in kidney and liver
Paola Saccomandi and Céline Giraudeau (IHU-strasbourg, France); Federico Davrieux (Institute of Image-Guided Surgery IHU-Strasbourg, France & DAICIM Foundation, Argentina); Giuseppe Quero (A. Gemelli Hospital of Rome & Catholica University of Sacred Heart of Rome, Italy); Emiliano Schena (University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy); Luca Breschi (Elesta srl, Italy); Francesco Di Matteo (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Guido Costamagna (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Policlinico Gemelli, Italy); Jacques Marescaux (IRCAD, France)

T11.1: Wearable physiology and activity monitor

Room: Sala del Chiostro
Chairs: Luca De Vito (University of Sannio, Italy), Voicu Groza (University of Ottawa, Canada)
BCI driven by self-induced emotions: a multi-class study
Giuseppe Placidi (University of L'Aquila, Italy); Matteo Polsinelli (University Of L'Aquila, Italy); Matteo Spezialetti (University of L'Aquila, Italy); Luigi Cinque (Universita' di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy)
Ambient assisted living for tetraplegic people by means of an electronic system based on a novel sensory headwear
Vito Errico (University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy); Mariachiara Ricci and Antonio Pallotti (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy); Franco Giannini and Giovanni Saggio (University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy)
BioTexPants - New Clothing Generation - Underwear With Pantiliners For Prophylactic And Support Treatment Of the Lower Urinary Tract Inflammation
Emilia Frydrysiak (Lodz University of Technology, Poland); Michal Frydrysiak (Technical University of Lodz, Poland); Krzysztof Smigielski (Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Poland)
Dry Electrode Optimization for Wrist-based Electrodermal Activity Monitoring
Anusha A S (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India); Preejith Sp (HTIC-IITMadras, India); Tony Akl (Analog Devices, USA); Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)
Electrodermal Activity based Classification of Induced Stress in a Controlled Setting
Amalan S and Shyam A (Healthcare Technology Innovation Center, IIT Madras, India); Anusha A S (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India); Preejith Sp (HTIC-IITMadras, India); Tony Akl (Analog Devices, USA); Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)

T5.3: Measurements for biotechnology, physiology and biomechanics

Room: Saletta del Chiostro
Chairs: Valentina Agostini (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Emanuele Rizzuto (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
Electrochemical measurements to predict the antifungal properties of nanostructured thin films
Validation study of a roto-translating seat to support elderly drivers during car ingress/egress: a Biomechanical Analysis
Validation of a bench-top culturing and electrophysiogical recording chamber for neurophysiological trials
Giovanni Palazzo and Alice Geminiani (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); Giulia Regalia (Empatica srl, Italy); Giancarlo Ferrigno (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); Andrea Menegon (San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy); Alessandra Pedrocchi (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Measuring the X-MET's maximum power:A preliminary study
Simona Pisu (University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy); Ludovica Apa and Marianna Cosentino (Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy); Antonio Musarò (University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy); Emanuele Rizzuto (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Zaccaria Del Prete (University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy)

T6.1: Measurements in medical imaging

Room: Aula 1
Chairs: Eduardo Palermo (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy), Annamária R. Várkonyi-Kóczy (Óbuda University, Hungary)
Effect Size Comparison for Gaussian and Rician Modelling within fMRI Data
Susanne Blotwijk (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium); Kurt Barbé (Vrije Universiteit Brussel & Faculty of Sciences / Faculty Medicine (GEWE), Belgium)
A Deep Learning Strategy for Vision-Based Evaluation on the Effect of Nanoparticles Exposure
Arianna Mencattini, Paola Casti, Davide Di Giuseppe, Giuseppina Callari, Marcello Salmeri and Stefano Bertazzoni (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy); Antonio Cricenti and Marco Luce (National Research Council (CNR), Italy); Innocenzo Sammarco and Antonio Pietroiusti (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy); Isidoro Giorgio Lesci (WAPH Technology Corp, USA); Luigi Ferrucci and Andrea Magrini (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy); Eugenio Martinelli (Roma Tor Vergata University, USA)
An Improved Approach for Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Breast Cancer in Digital Mammography
Mohamed Salama, Ahmed Eltrass and Hassan Elkamchouchi (Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt)
Deep Convolutional Pixel-wise Labeling for Skin Lesion Image Segmentation
Ali Youssef (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Domenico D Bloisi (University of Verona, Italy); Mario Muscio (Istituto Dermopatico dell'Immacolata, Italy); Andrea Pennisi (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium); Daniele Nardi (Università di Roma, Italy); Antonio Facchiano (Istituto Dermopatico Dell’Immacolata, Italy)
Sensitivity Comparison of a Cambered Magnetic Induction Tomography for Local Hemorrhage Detection
Zhili Xiao, Chao Tan and Feng Dong (Tianjin University, P.R. China)

Tuesday, June 12 11:10 - 11:30

Break

Room: The Cloister

Tuesday, June 12 11:30 - 13:10

SS3: Special Session: Industrial track

Room: Aula Multimediale
Chair: Emanuele Piuzzi (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
RF Co-existence Testing for IoT wireless medical devices
Chris Kelly (Keysight Technologies Inc., USA); Kah-Meng Chew (Keysight Technologies Inc., Malaysia)
A Conceptual Framework for Developing an Implantable Research Platform: A Multimodality Approach to Stimulating and Recording
Mark Wehde, Tyler Van Buren and Mark Benscoter (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Precision Medicine: Integrating Medical Images, Design Tools and 3D Printing to Create Personalized Medical Solutions
Joel Kuhlmann (Mayo Clinic, USA); Thomas Halvorsen (Mayo Clinic & IEEE, USA)
Analisys of Measurement Methods for Static Magnetic Field Uniformity Assessment in Clinical Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Giovanni Verducci (University Campus Bio-Medico, Italy); Luciano Mirarchi (Siemens Healthineers, Italy); Sergio Silvestri (University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy)
Intelligent Pipetting System Towards Automatic Liquid Handling Applications
Lalitha Pratyusha Bheemavarapu (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India); Malay Ilesh Shah (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre (HTIC) & Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, India); Ravishankar Ramanathan (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)

T11.2: Wearable physiology and activity monitor

Room: Sala del Chiostro
Chairs: Pasquale Daponte (University of Sannio, Italy), Sabrina Grassini (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Passive Capacitive ECG Sensing: Assessment of Signal Quality During Different Types of Body Movement
Jens Kirchner, Sebastian Pfeiffer and Georg Fischer (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Germany)
Ambulatory monitoring of respiratory effort using a clothing-adhered biosensor
A Flexible Front-End for Wearable Electrochemical Sensing
Ivan Ny Hanitra (EPFL, Switzerland); Lucia Lobello (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Francesca Stradolini (EPFL, Switzerland); Abuduwaili Tuoheti (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Francesca Criscuolo and Tugba Kilic (EPFL, Switzerland); Danilo Demarchi (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Sandro Carrara (EPFL, Switzerland); Giovanni De Micheli (Laboratoire des Systemes Integres, EPFL, Switzerland)
Influence of Installing Method on Pulse Wave Signal in Blood Pressure Prediction by FBG Sensor
Shun Chino (Shinshu University, Japan); H Ishizawa and Shouhei Koyama (Division of Smart Textiles, Institute of Fiber Engineering, Shinshu University, Japan); Keisaku Fujimoto (School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Shinshu University, Japan)
Human Activity Recognition by Wearable Sensors

T6.2: Measurements in medical imaging

Room: Aula 1
Chairs: Sandro Carrara (EPFL, Switzerland), Anna Maria Lucia Lanzolla (Polytechnic of Bari, Italy)
Quantitative Motion Analysis Of The Uterus By Optical Flow And Two-dimensional Strain Mapping
Yizhou Huang and Federica Sammali (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands); Nienke P.M. Kuijsters, Celine Blank and Benedictus C. Schoot (Catharina Hospital Eindhoven, The Netherlands); Massimo Mischi (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Eulerian Magnification of Multi-Modal RGB-D Video for Heart Rate Estimation
Yasmina Souley Dosso, Amente Bekele and James R Green (Carleton University, Canada)
On the Accuracy of Denoising Algorithms in Medical Imaging: A Case Study
Fabrizio Russo (University of Trieste, Italy)
Clinical Kidney Volume Measurement Accuracy Using NEFROVOL
Lise Chagot (Université de Technologie de Compiègne & Núcleo de Ingeniería Biomedica, France); Diego Tobal (Hospital de Clínicas, Universidad de la República, France); Florencia Peirano (Núcleo de Ingeniería Biomedica, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay); Rodrigo Sarantes and Soledad Ferrari (Hospital de Clínicas, Universidad de la República, Uruguay); Silvia Diaz (Núcleo de Ingeniería Biomedica, Uruguay); Oscar Noboa (Hospital de Clínicas, Universidad de la República, Uruguay); Franco Simini (Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay)
Design and Experimental Test of a Microwave System for Quantitative Biomedical Imaging
Manuela Maffongelli, Samuel Poretti, Andrea Salvadè, Ricardo D. Monleone and Claudio Pagnamenta (University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland, Switzerland); Alessandro Fedeli, Matteo Pastorino and Andrea Randazzo (University of Genoa, Italy)

T8: Patient safety

Room: Saletta del Chiostro
Chairs: Francesco Lamonaca (University of Sannio, Italy), Emiliano Schena (University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy)
A new method to evaluate the average absorbed dose in mammography and breast tomosynthesis
Patrizio Barca and Chiara Sottocornola (Department of Physics, University of Pisa and National Institute for Nuclear Physics, Pisa, Italy); Giacomo Aringhieri (Department of Physics, University of Pisa and “Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Pisana”, Pisa, Italy); Alessandra Retico (National Institute for Nuclear Physics, Pisa Division, Italy); Antonio Claudio Traino, Carolina Marini and Davide Caramella (Pisa University Hospital “Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Pisana”, Pisa, Italy); Maria Evelina Fantacci (Department of Physics, University of Pisa and National Institute for Nuclear Physics, Pisa, Italy)
Neuro-fuzzy models to predict the required propofol amount for loss of consciousness during general anesthesia: A preliminary study
Ana Ferreira (Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, Portugal); Joaquim Mendes (INEGI, LAETA & Faculty of Engineering, UP, Portugal); Pedro Amorim (Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Portugal); Catarina S Nunes (Universidade Aberta & LAETA/INEGI, Centro de Investigação Clinica em Anestesiologia (CHP), Portugal)
Subject-specific knee SAR prediction using a degenerate birdcage at 7T
Vito Gagliardi (IRCCS Stella Maris Foundation, Italy); Gianluigi Tiberi (Fondazione Imago 7, Italy); Laura Biagi (Stella Maris Scientific Institute, Pisa, Italy); Mark Symms (General Electric ASL Scientist (EMEA), Pisa, Italy); Alessandra Retico (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Italy); Giacomo Aringhieri and Virna Zampa (University of Pisa, Italy); Michela Tosetti (IRCCS Fondazione Stella Maris, Italy)
Development of a high performance oxygen sensor operating at room temperature
N. Lavanya (Alagappa University, India); C. Sekar (Alagappa University, Karaikudi, India); Nicola Donato, Salvatore Gianluca Leonardi and Giovanni Neri (University of Messina, Italy)
Can the Perception of Risk Be Decreased among Caregivers during Anesthesia Delivery?
Lorenzo Dinia (Sapienza University of Rome, USA); Fabio Mangini and Fabrizio Frezza (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)

Tuesday, June 12 13:15 - 14:45

Buffet Lunch

Room: The Cloister

Tuesday, June 12 14:45 - 16:25

SS6.1: Special Session: Novel Techniques in Medical Ultrasound (I)

Room: Aula Multimediale
Chairs: Fabiano Bini (SAPIENZA University of Rome, Italy), Baki Karaböce (National Metrology Institute, Turkey)
Biological Effects of HIFU on HT-29 Colon Cancer Cell Lines
Emel Çetin (National Metrology Institute, Turkey); Olca Kilinc (Marmara University, School of Medicine, Turkey); Baki Karaböce (National Metrology Institute, Turkey); Oya Orun (Marmara University School of Medicine, Turkey)
Dynamic velocity vector and relative pressure estimation in the left ventricle with dynamic contrast-enhanced ultrasound of low frame rates
Peiran Chen, Ruud van Sloun and Simona Turco (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands); Hessel Wijkstra (UVA, The Netherlands); Patrick Houthuizen (Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands); Massimo Mischi (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Probe Production for Characterizing Acoustic Field Effects Depending On the Geometry of Piezoelectric Transducers
Mithat Özdingiş and Baki Karaböce (National Metrology Institute, Turkey); Yunus E Erdemli (Kocaeli University, Turkey)
Design of Medical Ultrasound Probe: Measurement System for the Characterization of Reverberations
A Comparative Study on the Influence of Phantoms and Test objects on Quality Control Measurements in B-mode ultrasound systems: preliminary results
Andrea Scorza (Roma TRE University, Italy); Francesco Orsini (Roma Tre University, Italy); Cristiano De Marchis (University Roma Tre, Italy); Carlotta Caramia (Roma Tre University, Italy); Jan Galo (IRCCS Children Hospital Bambino Gesù, Italy); Salvatore Andrea Sciuto (University of ROMA TRE, Italy)

SS7.1: Special Session: Tools for objectification and measurement in psychiatry, psychology and clinical neuroscience (I)

Room: Saletta del Chiostro
Chairs: Pier Marconi (Sapienza - University of Rome, Italy), Maria Pietronilla Penna (University of Cagliari, Italy)
AutoPlay: a smart toys-kit for an objective analysis of children ludic behavior and development
Francesca D. Faraci (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Switzerland); Michela Papandrea (University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland Switzerland (SUPSI), Switzerland); Alessandro Puiatti, Stefania Agustoni and Sara Giulivi (University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Switzerland); Vincenzo D'Apuzzo (CPM, Switzerland); Silvia Giordano (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Switzerland); Olmo Barberis (University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Switzerland); Evelyne Thommen (HES-SO & Haute École de Travail Social et de la Santé EESP, Switzerland); Emmanuelle Rossini (University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Switzerland)
A Rasch analysis of Raven's Colored Progressive Matrices to assess eductive intelligence: A study in a Sardinian sample
Eraldo Francesco Nicotra, Paola Grassi and Carmelo MAsala (University of Cagliari, Italy); Donatella Petretto (University of Cagliari & University of Cagliari, Italy)
Scaffolding in teacher-student interaction: an operationalization for evaluation in educational and clinical settings
Chiara Diaferia (University of Parma, Italy); Vanessa Artoni (Tice. Live and Learn Piacenza, Italy); Dolores Rollo (University of Parma, Italy)
Validity of digital Trail Making Test and Bells Test in elderlies
Francesca Lunardini (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); Matteo Luperto (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy); Katia Daniele (Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda – Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Italy); Nicola Basilico (University of Milan, Italy); Carlo Abbate and Sarah Damanti (Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Italy); Daniela Mari (Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda – Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Italy); Matteo Cesari (Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Italy); Nunzio Alberto Borghese (University of Milan, Italy); Simona Ferrante (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
The probabilistic reasoning in "real-world" context: some reflections about the judgement in medical problem solving
Mirian Agus and Paul Kenneth Hitchcott (University of Cagliari, Italy); Maribel Peró-Cebollero and Joan Guàrdia-Olmos (University of Barcelona, Spain); Maria Pietronilla Penna (University of Cagliari, Italy)
An Approach to digitalize Psychological Tests to support Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease in Ambulatory Care
Markus Schinle and Daniel Wyszka (FZI Research Center for Information Technology, Germany); Frank Schwärzler, Kirsten Volz, Marie-Anne Ruby and Emir Sejdinovic (PP.rt Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychosomatics, Germany); Wilhelm Stork (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)

T1.4: Sensors and transducers for medical systems

Room: Sala del Chiostro
Chairs: Sandro Carrara (EPFL, Switzerland), Pantelis Georgiou (Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Reflectance Pulse Oximetry for Blood Oxygen Saturation Measurement from Diverse Locations - A Preliminary Analysis
Kiruthiga A (HTIC IIT Madras, India); Annamol Alex (HTIC-IITMadras, India); Balamugesh T, Dinesh Prabhu and Christopher D j (CMC Vellore, India); Preejith Sp (HTIC-IITMadras, India); Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)
Non-Invasive Assessment of Local Pulse Wave Velocity as Function of Arterial Pressure
Nabeel PM (Indian Institute of Technology Madras & HTIC-IIT Madras Research Park, India); Raj Kiran V (IIT Madras, India); Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)
Measurement of Arterial Young's Elastic Modulus using ARTSENS Pen
Raj Kiran V (IIT Madras, India); Nabeel PM (Indian Institute of Technology Madras & HTIC-IIT Madras Research Park, India); Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Malay Ilesh Shah (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre (HTIC) & Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)
Computerized assessment of shunt and Ventilation-Perfusion mismatch in oxygen dependent infants
Paolo Marchionni (Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy); Stefano Nobile (Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti, Italy); Maria Laura Palazzi (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy); Virgilio Carnielli (Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy); Lorenzo Scalise (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)
Vascular Wall Stiffness Indices Detection Using an Accelerometer-Based System
Arathy R (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India); Nabeel PM (Indian Institute of Technology Madras & HTIC-IIT Madras Research Park, India); Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)

T6.3: Measurements in medical imaging

Room: Aula 1
Chairs: Voicu Groza (University of Ottawa, Canada), Samanta Rosati (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Correlation Based Feature Selection Impact on the Classification of Breast Cancer Patients Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
Samanta Rosati (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Valentina Giannini (Candiolo Cancer Institute - FPO, IRCCS, Italy); Claudia Gianfreda (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Laura Martincich (Candiolo Cancer Institute – FPO, IRCCS, Italy); Daniele Regge (IRCC, Italy); Gabriella Balestra (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Accurate Technique for Measuring Electrical Permittivity of Biological Tissues at Low Frequencies and Sensitivity Analysis
Seyyed M. Hesabgar (Western University, Canada); Reza Jafari (K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran); Abbas Samani (The University of Western Ontario, Canada)
Quantitative Analysis of Videofluoroscopic Swallowing Study for the Assessment of Laryngeal Elevation
Fabiano Bini, Matteo Padalino and Francesco Rapanotti (SAPIENZA University of Rome, Italy); Paola Cerro (Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy); Giovanni Ruoppolo (SAPIENZA University of Rome, Italy); Franco Marinozzi (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
Feasibility of Infrared Thermography Use for Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Gabriela Postolache (Instituto de Medicina Molecular & Instituto de Telecomunicacoes, Portugal); Ricardo Vardasca (LABIOMEP, LAETA-INEGI, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal); Octavian Adrian Postolache (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Lisboa/IT & Instituto Universitario de Lisboa, ISCTE-IUL, Portugal); Francisco Ferrero Martín (University of Oviedo, Spain); Joaquim Mendes (INEGI, LAETA & Faculty of Engineering, UP, Portugal)
Context-Awareness in Non-Contact, Multi-Modality, Bed-Based Monitoring of Vital Signs
Stephanie Bennett and Rafik Goubran (Carleton University, Canada); Frank Knoefel (Bruyere Continuing Care, Canada)

Tuesday, June 12 16:25 - 16:45

Break

Room: The Cloister

Tuesday, June 12 16:45 - 18:25

SS6.2: Special Session: Novel Techniques in Medical Ultrasound (II)

Room: Aula Multimediale
Chairs: Fabiano Bini (SAPIENZA University of Rome, Italy), Baki Karaböce (National Metrology Institute, Turkey)
A Mathematical Model for Reverberations in Biomedical Ultrasound Transducers: a case study
Ramona De Luca (Esaote Spa, Italy); Davide Coppini (University of Florence, Italy); Michele Bassani and Lorenzo Francalanci (Esaote Spa, Italy); Francesco Bertocci (Esaote spa, Italy); Francesca Gelli (Esaote Spa, Italy); Leonardo Bocchi (University of Florence, Italy); Paolo Palchetti (Esaote Spa, Italy)
Measurement of Left Ventricular Parameters using Ultrasound Transducer - a preliminary study
Karthik Vedagiri Pushpanathan (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India); Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)
Evaluation of Local Pulse Wave Velocity using an Image Free Ultrasound Technique
Raj Kiran V (IIT Madras, India); Nabeel PM (Indian Institute of Technology Madras & HTIC-IIT Madras Research Park, India); Jayaraj Joseph (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT Madras, India); Malay Ilesh Shah (Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre (HTIC) & Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, India); Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam (IIT Madras, India)
Numerical Analysis of Ultrasound Tomography and Frequency Optimization in Human Abdomen Model
Hao Liu, Shangjie Ren and Feng Dong (Tianjin University, P.R. China)
Investigation of Different TMMs in High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Applications
Baki Karaböce, Emel Çetin, Hüseyin Okan Durmuş and Mithat Özdingiş (National Metrology Institute, Turkey); Hazal Ozturk (University of Kocaeli, Turkey); Kutluhan Mahmat (Kocaeli University, Turkey); Mehmet Ali Guler (Marmara University & Tubitak UME, Turkey)

SS7.2: Special Session: Tools for objectification and measurement in psychiatry, psychology and clinical neuroscience (II)

Room: Saletta del Chiostro
Chairs: Mirian Agus (University of Cagliari, Italy), Paul Kenneth Hitchcott (University of Cagliari, Italy)
The influence of resilience factors in the treatment of substances addiction A Multylayer Perceptron Predictive Model
Natale Salvatore Bonfiglio, Roberta Renati and Eliano Pessa (University of Pavia, Italy); Maria Pietronilla Penna (University of Cagliari, Italy)
Italian students and the Grit-S: A self-report questionnaire for measuring perseverance and passion for long-term goals
Francesco Sulla (Università degli Studi di Modea e Reggio Emilia & Università degli Studi di Parma, Italy); Roberta Renati and Natale Salvatore Bonfiglio (University of Pavia, Italy); Dolores Rollo (University of Parma, Italy)
Comparing different methods of measurement in psychiatry and clinical psychology. The diagnostic power of the new neurophysiology techniques
Pier Marconi (Sapienza - University of Rome, Italy); Eliano Pessa (University of Pavia, Italy); Maria Pietronilla Penna (University of Cagliari, Italy)
Diagnostic uncertainty in Alzheimer's disease. A bio-metrology perspective addressed to microRNA-based biomarkers
Giampaolo E. D'Errico and Carla Divieto (Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica, Italy)
Patterns of physical activity in individuals withParkinson's disease
Micaela Porta, Federica Corona and Giuseppina Pilloni (University of Cagliari, Italy); Carlo Casula (Brotzu General Hospital Cagliari, Italy); Roberta Pili, Mauro Murgia, Maria Pietronilla Penna and Massimiliano Pau (University of Cagliari, Italy)

T12: Miscellaneous Measuremenmt and Applications

Room: Sala del Chiostro
Chairs: Pasquale Daponte (University of Sannio, Italy), Lorenzo Scalise (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)
Digital Sampling Technique in the Calibration of Medical Testing Equipment with Arbitrary Waveforms
Steven Yang, Brenda Lam and Chris Ng (Standards and Calibration Laboratory, Hong Kong)
A Sensor Network for Particulate Distribution Estimation
Measuring Older Driver Behaviours with Prior and Post Exposure to Collision Locations
Bruce Wallace, Jennifer Howcroft and Rafik Goubran (Carleton University, Canada); Shawn Marshall (Ottawa Hospital, Canada); Michelle Porter (University of Manitoba, Canada); Akram Alakel (Ottawa Hospital, Canada); Frank Knoefel (Bruyere Continuing Care, Canada)
Driving Destination Measures in Older Adult Drivers with Differing Health Statuses
Jennifer Howcroft, Bruce Wallace and Rafik Goubran (Carleton University, Canada); Shawn Marshall (Ottawa Hospital, Canada); Michelle Porter (University of Manitoba, Canada); Frank Knoefel (Bruyere Continuing Care, Canada)
Direct Modulation of High-Frequency Neural Oscillations in the Auditory Cortex Through Electrical Microstimulation Generated by PVDF Sensors
Maria Giovanna Bianco (University Magna Græcia of Catanzaro, Italy); Salvatore Andrea Pullano (University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy); Costantino Davide Critello (University of Magna Græcia Catanzaro, Italy); Michele Menniti, Rita Citraro, Emilio Russo and Giovambattista De Sarro (University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy); Antonino S. Fiorillo (University of Magna Græcia, Italy)
EER Calculation and DET Approximation in a Multi-Threshold Biometric System
Juan Arteaga-Falconi (University of Ottawa, Canada); Diana Tobón (Universidad del Valle, Colombia); Abdulmotaleb El Saddik (University of Ottawa, Canada)

T6.4: Measurements in medical imaging

Room: Aula 1
Chairs: Luca De Vito (University of Sannio, Italy), Massimo Mischi (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Improvement on Conductivity Image Reconstruction in Magnetic Induction Tomography
Hassan Yazdanian and Reza Jafari (K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran)
Infrared Passive Thermography to Identify and Assess Inflammatory Diseases
Rosario Morello (University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Italy); Claudio De Capua (University of Reggio Calabria, Italy); Fabio Leccese ("Roma Tre" University, Italy); Aime' Lay-Ekuakille (University of Salento, Italy)
A Multi-label Architecture for Vision-based Measurement of Intervals of Pain
Paola Casti, Arianna Mencattini, Maria Colomba Comes, Silvia Natoli, Mauro Dauri and Elena Daprati (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy); Eugenio Martinelli (Roma Tor Vergata University, USA)
Radiation Dose Assessement On Dual and 16 slices MDCT Using Monte Carlo Simulation
Mkimel Mounir (High Institut of Health Sciences, Morocco); El Baydaoui Redouane and Mesradi Mohamed Reda (High Institut of Health, Morocco); Yassine Toufique (University of Texas AM at Qatar, Morocco); Halimi Abdellah and Hilal Mohamed (High Institut of Health, Morocco); Saad Elmadani (High Institut of Health Sciences Morocco); Abderraouf Hilali (High Institut of Health Sciences Morroco)

Tuesday, June 12 19:00 - 19:30

Walk to Gala Dinner

Approximately 20 Minutes

Tuesday, June 12 19:30 - 23:00

Gala Dinner

Room: Caffarelli Terrace

Wednesday, June 13

Wednesday, June 13 9:00 - 11:00

Steering Committee Meeting

By Invitation Only
Room: The Principal's Boardroom

Wednesday, June 13 9:00 - 10:40

SS5.1: Special Session: Motion capture measurement systems for medical applications (I)

Room: Aula Multimediale
Chairs: Carlo Massaroni (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy), Fabrizio Patanè (Niccolò Cusano University, Italy)
Smart textile based on FBG sensors for breath-by-breath respiratory monitoring: tests on women
Daniela Lo Presti, Carlo Massaroni and Domenico Formica (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Paola Saccomandi (IHU-strasbourg, France); Michele Arturo Caponero (ENEA Frascati Research Centre, Italy); Giulia Di Tomaso (RDSlab srl, Italy); Emiliano Schena (University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy)
Measurement system based on RGB camera signal for contactless breathing pattern and respiratory rate monitoring
Carlo Massaroni (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Emiliano Schena (University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy); Mario Merone and Fabrizio Taffoni (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Sergio Silvestri (University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy)
Wavelet-based detection of gait events from inertial sensors: analysis of sensitivity to scale choice
Carlotta Caramia (Roma Tre University, Italy); Ivan Bernabucci (University Roma Tre, Italy); Carmen D'Anna (Roma Tre University, Italy); Cristiano De Marchis (University Roma Tre, Italy); Andrea Scorza (Roma TRE University, Italy); Maurizio Schmid (Roma Tre University, Italy)
Evaluation of an integrated sensory glove at decreasing joint flexion degree
Giovanni Saggio and Giancarlo Orengo (University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy); Antonio Pallotti (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy); Vito Errico (University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy); Mariachiara Ricci (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy)
Comparison of Different Motion Capture Setups for Gait Analysis
Elisa Panero, Elisa Digo, Valentina Agostini and Laura Gastaldi (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

T11.3: Wearable physiology and activity monitor

Room: Sala del Chiostro
Chairs: Luca De Vito (University of Sannio, Italy), Susanna Spinsante (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)
Contactless Measurement of Heart Rate for Exergames Applications
Susanna Spinsante, Manola Ricciuti and Lorenzo Scalise (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)
Digital Screen Detection Using a Head-mounted Color Light Sensor
Tommaso Martire (San Raffaele Hospital, Italy); Payam Nazemzadeh, Alessia Cristiano, Alberto Sanna and Diana Trojaniello (IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele, Italy)
Human skin as data transmission medium for improved privacy and usability in wearable electronics
Juris Ormanis and Krisjanis Nesenbergs (Institute of Electronics and Computer Science, Latvia)
Can MIMUs positioned on the ankles provide a reliable detection and characterization of U-turns in gait?
Matilde Bertoli (University of Sassari & La Sapienza, Italy); Andrea Cereatti (University of Sassari, Italy); Andrada Pica (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Fabiano Bini (SAPIENZA University of Rome, Italy); Ugo Della Croce (University of Sassari, Italy)
Improvement of Signal Quality During Recovery of Compressively Sensed ECG Signals
Dipayan Mitra (Carleton University, Canada); Hadi Zanddizari (University of Science and Technology, Iran); Sreeraman Rajan (Carleton University, Canada)

T2.4: Biosignal processing for diagnostics in medicine

Room: Aula 1
Chairs: Luca Lombardo (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Paola Saccomandi (IHU of Strasbourg, France)
A novel analytical approach to assess dyskinesia in patients with Parkinson disease
Mariachiara Ricci (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy); Franco Giannini and Giovanni Saggio (University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy); Carla Cenci, Giulia Di Lazzaro and Antonio Pisani (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy)
Implementation of ECoG Signal Energy, Entropy and Fractal Dimension for Spike Detection
Andrzej Majkowski, Marcin Kolodziej and Remigiusz J. Rak (Warsaw University of Technology, Poland); Andrzej Rysz (Medical University of Warsaw, Poland)
Hybrid Sensor Based E-Nose For Lung Cancer Diagnosis
Umit Ozsandikcioglu (Karadeniz Technical University Dep. of E. and E. Eng. Kanuni Campus 61080 Trabzon Turkey, Turkey); Ayten Atasoy and Şule Yapıcı (Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey)
A Novel Measurement System to Estimate the Trans-Pulmonary Pressure Exploiting the Central Venous Pressure and ECG Signals
Assessment of cardio-respiratory rates by non-invasive measurement methods in hospitalized preterm baby
Paolo Marchionni (Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy); Luca Antognoli (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy); Stefano Nobile (Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti, Italy); Virgilio Carnielli (Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy); Lorenzo Scalise (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)

T4.1: E-health technologies and remote monitoring for disability and aging (I)

Room: Saletta del Chiostro
Chairs: Emma Paola Angelini (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Sara Casaccia (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)
A Technological Solution for Supporting Fall Prevention Exercises at the Physiotherapy Clinic
Joana Silva, Dinis Moreira, João Madureira and Eduardo Pereira (Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS, Portugal); André Dias (Sensing Future Technologies, Portugal); Ines Sousa (Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS, Portugal)
Health@Home: pilot cases and preliminary results. Integrated residential sensor network to promote the active aging of real users
Video-Based Analysis of Heart Rate Applied to Falls
Xiaochuan He, Rafik Goubran and Stephanie Bennett (Carleton University, Canada); Stephen Robinovitch, Bobbi Symes and Andreas Ejupi (Simon Fraser University, Canada); Frank Knoefel (Bruyere Continuing Care, Canada)
Assessing the Risk of Fall in Older People through Turning Test
Maryam Ghahramani, Fazel Naghdy, David Stirling and Golshah Naghdy (University of Wollongong, Australia); Jan Potter and Melissa Roach (Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, Australia)
A radar system for indoor human localization and breath monitoring
Giulia Sacco, Erika Pittella, Emanuele Piuzzi and Stefano Pisa (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)

Wednesday, June 13 10:40 - 11:10

Break

Room: The Cloister

Wednesday, June 13 11:10 - 12:50

SS5.2: Special Session: Motion capture measurement systems for medical applications (II)

Room: Aula Multimediale
Chairs: Carlo Massaroni (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy), Fabrizio Patanè (Niccolò Cusano University, Italy)
Effect of different smartphone uses on posture while seating and standing
Carmen D'Anna (Roma Tre University, Italy); Tiwana Varrecchia (Università Roma Tre, Italy); Daniele Bibbo (Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy); Francesco Orsini and Maurizio Schmid (Roma Tre University, Italy); Silvia Conforto (University Roma Tre, Italy)
Optoelectronic-system based characterization of a robotic device for evaluation and rehabilitation of balance disorders
Erika D'Antonio and Stefano Salvatori (Università degli Studi Niccolò Cusano, Italy); Fabrizio Patanè (Niccolò Cusano University, Italy); Alberto Marzegan and Gianluca Bonora (IRCCS Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, Italy); Ilaria Carpinella (Biomedical Technology Department - Fond. Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus, Italy); Maurizio Ferrarin (Fond. Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus, Italy); Stefano Rossi (University of Tuscia, Italy)
Feature Extraction in Sit-to-Stand Task Using M-IMU Sensors and Evaluation in Parkinson's Disease
Jacopo Tosi (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Susanna Summa (Movement Analysis Robotic Lab - MARLab & Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital - IRCCS, Italy); Fabrizio Taffoni (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Lazzaro di Biase (Campus Bio-Medico University, Rome & University of Oxford, Italy); Massimo Marano and Angelo Cascio Rizzo (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Mario Tombini (Unit of Neurology, School of Medicine, Universit`a Campus Bio-Medico di Roma., Belgium); Emiliano Schena (University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy); Giovanni Di Pino (Universita' Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy); Domenico Formica (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy)
Neuromorphic haptic glove and platform with gestural control for tactile sensory feedback in medical telepresence applications
Luca Massari and Jessica D'Abbraccio (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy); Laura Baldini (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Francesca Sorgini (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy); Giuseppe Airò Farulla (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Petar Petrovic (University of Belgrade, Serbia); Eduardo Palermo (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Calogero Maria Oddo (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy)
A Stereo Vision Method for IMU-based Motion Tracking Systems Calibration

T10: Robotics for rehabilitation

Room: Aula 1
Chairs: Abdulmotaleb El Saddik (University of Ottawa, Canada), Eduardo Palermo (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
Assessing the effect of walking with a linkage-based gait trainer by analysing muscle activation
Kazuto Kora (The University of Auckland, New Zealand); Sarah Ward (University of Bath, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Andrew McDaid (The University of Auckland, New Zealand)
A Robust Interface for Head Motion based Control of a Robot Arm using MARG and Visual Sensors
Lukas Wöhle, Stanislaw Miller, Jens Gerken and Marion Gebhard (Westphalian University of Applied Sciences, Germany)
Submovement changes in goal-directed and non-goal-directed ankle movements using pediAnklebot
Francesca Martelli and Elena Bertini (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Zaccaria Del Prete (SAPIENZA University of Rome & Center for Life Nano Science IIT@Sapienza, Italy); Eduardo Palermo (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Stefano Rossi (University of Tuscia, Italy)
Does Reinforcement Learning Outperform PID in the Control of FES Induced Elbow Flex-Extension?
Object Recognition Through Manipulation Using Tactile Enabled Prosthetic Fingers and Feedback Glove - Experimental Study

T11.4: Wearable physiology and activity monitor

Room: Sala del Chiostro
Chairs: Emanuele Piuzzi (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy), Sergio Rapuano (University of Sannio, Italy)
Measurement of Elderly Daily Physical Activity by Unobtrusive Instrumented Shoes
Susanna Spinsante and Lorenzo Scalise (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)
Wearable heart rate monitoring as stress response indicator in children with neurodevelopmental disorder
Erika Pittella, Emanuele Piuzzi and Emanuele Rizzuto (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Zaccaria Del Prete (SAPIENZA University of Rome & Center for Life Nano Science IIT@Sapienza, Italy); Francesca Fioriello, Andrea Maugeri and Carla Sogos (Sapienza, Italy)
ABBI-K: a novel tool for evaluating spatial and motor abilities in visually impaired children
Chiara Martolini (University of Genoa & Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Italy); Anna V. Cuppone (IIT, Italy); Giulia Cappagli, Sara Finocchietti, Antonio Maviglia and Monica Gori (Italian Institute of Technology, Italy)
Measurement of the force exchanged by orthodontic masks and patients
Marco Tarabini, Pietro Marzaroli, Delphine Chadefaux and Diego Scaccabarozzi (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); Marco Migliorati (Doctor, Italy)
Smart-Wearables and Heart-Rate Assessment Accuracy
André F Manso (IST - Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal); Ana Fred (I.S.T. - Technical U. Lisbon / I.T. Lisbon, Portugal); Rui C. Neves (CAST - Cons. e Apl. em Sistemas e Tecnologias, Lda., Portugal); Rui C. Ferreira (Hospital Santa Marta - CHLC, Portugal)

T4.2: E-health technologies and remote monitoring for disability and aging (II)

Room: Saletta del Chiostro
Chairs: Sara Casaccia (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy), Mark Wehde (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Mining Audiograms to Improve the Interpretability of Automated Audiometry Measurements
François Charih (Carleton University, Canada); Matthew Bromwich (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Canada); Renée Lefrançois and Amy E. Mark (Clearwater Clinical Limited, Canada); James R Green (Carleton University, Canada)
An ISpace-based Dietary Advisor
Balazs Tusor (Doctoral School of Applied Informatics, Óbuda University & Integrated Intelligent Systems Japanese-Hungarian Laboratory, Hungary); Annamária R. Várkonyi-Kóczy (Óbuda University, Hungary); József Bukor (J. Selye University, Slovakia)
Measuring age-related differences in kinematic postural strategies under yaw perturbation
Ilaria Mileti (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Juri Taborri (University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy); Stefano Rossi (University of Tuscia, Italy); Zaccaria Del Prete (SAPIENZA University of Rome & Center for Life Nano Science IIT@Sapienza, Italy); Marco Paoloni, Antonio Suppa and Eduardo Palermo (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
Real-Time Pervasive Monitoring System for Ambulatory Patients
André F Manso (IST - Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal); Ana Fred (I.S.T. - Technical U. Lisbon / I.T. Lisbon, Portugal); Rui C. Neves (CAST - Cons. e Apl. em Sistemas e Tecnologias, Lda., Portugal); Rui C. Ferreira (Hospital Santa Marta - CHLC, Portugal)

Wednesday, June 13 13:00 - 14:30

Buffet Lunch

Room: The Cloister

Wednesday, June 13 14:30 - 15:30

Tutorial 1: Ensuring Your Medical Device is Safe for Clinical Trials: What you Need to Know

Mark Wehde, Division of Engineering (DOE) - Mayo Clinic, USA

Wednesday, June 13 15:30 - 16:30

Tutorial 2: Can contrast-enhanced imaging reveal cancer angiogenesis?

Massimo Mischi, Director, Biomedical Diagnostics Research Lab, Eindhoven University of Technology

Wednesday, June 13 16:30 - 17:30

Tutorial 3: Neuromorphic artificial touch sensors for hand bionic prostheses

Calogero Oddo, The BioRobotics Institute of the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (SSSA), Pisa

Wednesday, June 13 17:30 - 18:30

Closing Session: Award Ceremony & MeMeA 2019 Presentation

Room: Sala del Chiostro