Learn More
The performance of the level set segmentation is subject to appropriate initialization and optimal configuration of controlling parameters, which require substantial manual intervention. A new fuzzy level set algorithm is proposed in this paper to facilitate medical image segmentation. It is able to directly evolve from the initial segmentation by spatial(More)
Blood circulation is a summation of the steady and kinetic flows in the cardiovascular system. The kinetic blood flow contains both quasi-periodic fluctuations, due to the rhythmic heart beating, and non-periodic fluctuations due to the incidental vascular oscillation [1]. It is convenient to monitor kinetic blood circulation indirectly by pressure(More)
Information and computer technology popularizes in blood banks for its potentials in working efficiency as well as service quality. But, in the face of the explosive data and information, one of the challenges in blood bank information systems is how to make good use of them for decision making support. In this paper, we desire to explore the mechanisms of(More)
Automation systems and information technology can greatly help medical facilities to improve their working efficiency and optimize the whole workflow. This article surveys electronic information management in blood donation and transfusion service, and explores the rationale and archetype of blood bank information systems, then exemplifies a successful(More)
This paper desires to explore the role of barcode technology in blood bank information systems via addressing its upgrade and the consequent impact. Firstly, it briefs the application and effect of barcode technology in blood donation and transfusion service. In the second, the barcode paradigms of Macau Codabar and ISBT 128 are carefully examined and(More)
Recently, studies have been performed on harmony features for speech emotion recognition. It is found in our study that the first- and second-order differences of harmony features also play an important role in speech emotion recognition. Therefore, we propose a new Fourier parameter model using the perceptual content of voice quality and the first- and(More)
Lung adenocarcinoma is the most frequently histologic subtype and the most histologically heterogeneous form of lung cancer. De-regulation of Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway is implicated in lung carcinogenesis. SOX7, as a member of high mobility group (HMG) transcription factor family, plays a role in the modulation of the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway.(More)
Noninvasive pulse waveforms contain rich pathophysiological information of cardiovascular system. It is hereby a tradition of interest to implement risk stratification by pulse waveform monitoring and analysis. In contrast to conventional computer- or network-based solutions, we attempt to accomplish pulse waveform monitoring and analysis within a(More)