Image Processing, Computer-Assisted

Feasibility testing of an automated image-capture method to aid dietary recall.

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Oct 05, 2011

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: The accuracy of dietary recalls might be enhanced by providing participants with photo images of foods they consumed during the test period.

Partial face recognition: alignment-free approach.

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Mar 22, 2013

Numerous methods have been developed for holistic face recognition with impressive performance. However, few studies have tackled how to recognize an arbitrary patch of a face image.

Statistical analysis of heart rate and heart rate variability monitoring through the use of smart phone cameras.

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Jan 31, 2013

Video recordings of finger tips made using a smartphone camera contain a pulsatile component caused by the cardiac pulse equivalent to that present in a photoplethysmographic signal. By performing peak detection on the pulsatile signal it is possible to extract a continuous heart rate signal.

New technology in dietary assessment: a review of digital methods in improving food record accuracy.

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Jan 22, 2013

Methods for conducting dietary assessment in the United States date back to the early twentieth century. Methods of assessment encompassed dietary records, written and spoken dietary recalls, FFQ using pencil and paper and more recently computer and internet applications.

Towards ubiquitous access of computer-assisted surgery systems.

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Oct 23, 2007

Traditional stand-alone computer-assisted surgery (CAS) systems impede the ubiquitous and simultaneous access by multiple users. With advances in computing and networking technologies, ubiquitous access to CAS systems becomes possible and promising.

Facial paralysis measurement with a handheld ruler.

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Feb 27, 2008

BACKGROUND: Evaluation of the severity of facial paralysis deformity and the effectiveness of reconstructive surgery requires a measurement tool that is practical and simple enough for daily use.

Using cellphones for teledermatology, a preliminary study.

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Mar 10, 2008

We compared live and instantaneous digital image examination of hospitalized dermatology consultation patients and to assess the reliability and the practicality of a teledermatology system equipped with the cellular phone cameras.

Facial acquisition by dynamic optical tracked laser imaging: a new approach.

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Aug 17, 2009

Three-dimensional capture of the surface of soft tissue is a desirable support for documentation and therapy planning in plastic and reconstructive surgery concerning the complex anatomy of the face, particularly cleft lip and palate (CLP).

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