Carlos A. de los Santos

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Atherosclerosis, beginning in childhood, is dependent on several risk factors and may be predictive of coronary artery disease in adulthood. The risk factors for subclinical atherosclerosis are similar to those for clinical disease. Carotid intima-media thickness is a measure of subclinical atherosclerosis and a predictor of subsequent vascular events. This(More)
In this paper we apply nonlinear signal analysis to a music information retrieval task. More concretely, we apply the concept of recurrence plots and recurrence histograms to extract information from music audio frames. We evaluate the effectiveness of this approach with a typical genre classification framework and compare it against a baseline obtained(More)
OBJECTIVE The study evaluates salt taste sensibility, urinary sodium excretion and blood pressure (BP) in normotensive persons. The hypothesis was that a higher salt taste threshold (STT) can be associated to a higher 24 hour natriuresis and increased BP levels. METHODS Twenty four not hypertensive volunteers were selected. To evaluate STT, different(More)
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