Arturo Scognamiglio

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of body mass index (BMI) changes over an 8-yr follow-up, on longitudinal changes of vital capacity (VC), forced vital capacity (FVC), forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1), and carbon monoxide diffusing capacity of the lung (DL,CO) indices in a general population sample of North Italy. To avoid(More)
BACKGROUND The rigorous elicitation of user needs is a crucial step for both medical device design and purchasing. However, user needs elicitation is often based on qualitative methods whose findings can be difficult to integrate into medical decision-making. This paper describes the application of AHP to elicit user needs for a new CT scanner for use in a(More)
The necessity to get positioning in the most precise way and in the briefest time assumes great importance either in the navigational field or in the geodetic surveys. The GPS system is really the most proper tool to meet such expectations. The purpose of DGPS is, essentially, to transform the absolute positioning of a point (fixed or mobile) in a relative(More)
The 3D geographic information and virtual reality have now become fundamental in the analysis and prevention of many environmental problems and in the documentation of Cultural Heritage. In many application fields, such as virtual tours museums and so on, the simple 3D data visualization is required, but the 3D complex objects with metric data can be(More)
With this study the Laser data acquisition and handling applied on a suggestive Italian Architectural Heritage was executed, in order to allow next complex spatial processing in 3D GIS visualization environments for the management and divulgation of information on Cultural Heritage. The site test is represented by the " Convicinio of S. Antonio " (XII-XIII(More)
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