Hakan Toreyin

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Ubiquitous blood pressure (BP) monitoring is needed to improve hypertension detection and control and is becoming feasible due to recent technological advances such as in wearable sensing. Pulse transit time (PTT) represents a well-known potential approach for ubiquitous BP monitoring. The goal of this review is to facilitate the achievement of reliable(More)
OBJECTIVE We present the framework for wearable joint rehabilitation assessment following musculoskeletal injury. We propose a multimodal sensing (i.e., contact based and airborne measurement of joint acoustic emission) system for at-home monitoring. METHODS We used three types of microphones-electret, MEMS, and piezoelectric film microphones-to obtain(More)
Knee-joint sounds could potentially be used to noninvasively probe the physical and/or physiological changes in the knee associated with rehabilitation following acute injury. In this paper, a system and methods for investigating the consistency of knee-joint sounds during complex motions in silent and loud background settings are presented. The wearable(More)
The ultimate objective of this research is to quantify changes in joint sounds during recovery from musculoskeletal injury, and to then use the characteristics of such sounds as a biomarker for quantifying joint rehabilitation progress. This paper focuses on the robust measurement of joint acoustic emissions using miniature microphones placed on the knee(More)
A low-power ASIC signal processor for a vestibular prosthesis (VP) is reported. Fabricated with TI 0.35 μm CMOS technology and designed to interface with implanted inertial sensors, the digitally assisted analog signal processor operates extensively in the CMOS subthreshold region. During its operation the ASIC encodes head motion signals captured by the(More)
We present a System-On-Chip Field Programmable Analog Array (FPAA) for analyzing and processing the signals off an accelerometer for a wearable joint health assessment device. FPAAs have been shown to compute with an efficiency of 1000 times, as well as area efficiencies of 100 times, more than digital solutions. This work presents a low power signal(More)
We present a robust vector bioimpedance measurement system for longitudinal knee joint health assessment, capable of acquiring high resolution static (slowly varying over the course of hours to days) and dynamic (rapidly varying on the order of milli-seconds) bioresistance and bioreactance signals. Occupying an area of 78×90 mm(2) and consuming 0.25 W when(More)
We present a mixed-signal system for extracting hemodynamic parameters in real-time from noisy electrical bioimpedance (EBI) measurements in an energy-efficient manner. The proof-of-concept system consists of floating-gate-based analog signal processing (ASP) electronics implemented on a field programmable analog array (FPAA) chip interfaced with an on-chip(More)
Quantifying the effects of blood pressure (BP) changes on the ballistocardiogram (BCG) signal shape and features can potentially improve the understanding of this mechanical modality of cardiovascular sensing. BCG, a measure of body movements caused by ejection of blood into the vasculature, has recently re-emerged as a promising method for trending cardiac(More)
An algorithm for performing activity classification for a joint health assessment system using acoustical emissions from the knee is presented. The algorithm was refined based on linear acceleration data from the shank and the thigh sampled at 100 Hz/ch and collected from eight healthy subjects performing unloaded flexion-extension and sit-to-stand motions.(More)