Tarig Faisal

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0957-4174/$ see front matter 2009 Elsevier Ltd. A doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2009.07.060 * Corresponding author. Tel.: +60 1 74209945; fax: E-mail addresses: tarigfaisal@ucsi.edu.my, tarig_28 The scope of the difficulties that has been addressed in dengue disease includes the definition of the risk criteria in dengue disease and the prediction of the risk in dengue(More)
This paper presents a new approach to diagnose and classify early risk in dengue patients using bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) and artificial neural network (ANN). A total of 223 healthy subjects and 207 hospitalized dengue patients were prospectively studied. The dengue risk severity criteria was determined and grouped based on three blood(More)
This study investigated the proposition of relaxation offered by performing the Muslim prayers by measuring the alpha brain activity in the frontal (F3-F4), central (C3-C4), parietal (P3-P4), and occipital (O1-O2) electrode placements using the International 10-20 System. Nine Muslim subjects were asked to perform the four required cycles of movements of(More)
Even though the World Health Organization criteria’s for classifying the dengue infection have been used for long time, recent studies declare that several difficulties have been faced by the clinicians to apply these criteria. Accordingly, many studies have proposed modified criteria to identify the risk in dengue patients based on statistical analysis(More)
With the dramatic increase of the worldwide threat of dengue disease, it has been very crucial to correctly diagnose the dengue patients in order to decrease the disease severity. However, it has been a great challenge for the physicians to identify the level of risk in dengue patients due to overlapping of the medical classification criteria. Therefore,(More)
Dengue disease is considered as one of the life threatening disease that has no vaccine to reduce its case fatality. In clinical practice the case fatality of dengue disease can be reduced to 1% if the dengue patients are hospitalized and prompt intravenous fluid therapy is administrated. Yet, it has been a great challenge to the physicians to decide(More)
This study presents a new approach to determine the significant prognosis factors in dengue patients utilizing the self-organizing map (SOM). SOM was used to visualize and determine the significant factors that can differentiate between the dengue patients and the healthy subjects. Bioimpedance analysis (BIA) parameters and symptoms/signs obtained from the(More)
This paper reviews a number of biomedical engineering approaches to help aid in the detection and treatment of tropical diseases such as dengue, malaria, cholera, schistosomiasis, lymphatic filariasis, ebola, leprosy, leishmaniasis, and American trypanosomiasis (Chagas). Many different forms of non-invasive approaches such as ultrasound, echocardiography(More)
Robot for painting is one of the earliest applications for industrial robot, however, the precision and finishing for the painting is an important issue for any painting job. Accordingly, the aim of this project is utilize an industrial robot (ABB robot model IRB1410) for painting applications. The robot was programmed to paint alphabets using its(More)