José Ignacio Artigas

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This paper presents a VLSI Architecture to implement the forward and inverse 2-D Discrete Wavelet Transform (FDWT/IDWT), to compress medical images for storage and retrieval. Lossless compression is usually required in the medical image field. The word length required for lossless compression makes too expensive the area cost of the architectures that(More)
Many techniques have been developed to perform indoor location. Each strategy has its own advantages and drawbacks, with the application demanding location information the main determinant of the system to be used. In this paper, a system is presented that serves location to innovative services for elderly and disabled people, ranging from alarm and(More)
Between 1986 and 1988 we studied the spinal cord of 40 patients dying of AIDS. Transverse and longitudinal sections from a minimum of four levels of the spinal cord were examined by means of conventional histology, immunohistochemistry and electron microscopy. Out of 22 cases there were 6 showing a mild, 11 a moderate and 5 a severe myelopathy. Among these(More)