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In this work, an attempt has been made to design and synthesize speech encoding and encryption as a system-on-chip. The novelty of this design is that it uses wavelet decomposition for data compression and perpetual audio masking to keep quantization noise level to a minimum. The encryption is done by implementing RSA algorithm in hardware.
OBJECTIVES Reverse smoking is a peculiar form of smoking in which the smoker puts the lit end of the cigarette into the mouth and then inhales the smoke. There may be many predisposing factors that influence an individual to cultivate this habit, of which psychosocial habits could be the predominating factor. Hence, the present study was undertaken to… (More)
Epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) has been found to be an important reliable marker for future coronary events. Deposition of the EAT in young individuals is not well known. We studied EAT in 25 young overweight or obese individuals. In spite of the high visceral fat and total body fat, EAT thickness was not found to be high in the participants of our study.