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  • Global collaborative social network (Share4Rare) to promote citizen science in rare disease research: Platform development study 

    Radu, Roxana; Hernández Ortega, Sara; Borrega, Oriol; Palmeri, Avril; Athanasiou, Dimitrios; Brooke, Nicholas; Chapí, Inma; Le Corvec, Anaïs; Guglieri, Michela; Perera Lluna, Alexandre; Garrido de Aguirre, Jon; Ryll, Bettina; Nafria Escalera, Begonya (2021-03-29)
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    Background: Rare disease communities are spread around the globe and segmented by their condition. Little research has been performed on the majority of rare diseases. Most patients who are affected by a rare disease have ...
  • Choosing strategies to deal with artifactual eeg data in children with cognitive impairment 

    Tost Abadías, Ana; Migliorelli Falcone, Carolina Mercedes; Bachiller Matarranz, Alejandro; Medina Rivera, Inés; Romero Lafuente, Sergio; García Cazorla, Àngels; Mañanas Villanueva, Miguel Ángel (2021-08-11)
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    Rett syndrome is a disease that involves acute cognitive impairment and, consequently, a complex and varied symptomatology. This study evaluates the EEG signals of twenty-nine patients and classify them according to the ...
  • Prognosis based on the joint parameter/state estimation using zonotopic LPV set-membership approach 

    Al Mohamad, Ahmad; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Hoblos, Ghaleb (2021)
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    This paper addresses the problem of prognostics based on Joint Estimation of States and Parameters (JESP) using a zonotopic Linear Parameter-Varying (LPV) set-membership approach. The aim of the prognostics is to forecast ...
  • The ethical issues of social assistive robotics: A critical literature review 

    Pareto Boada, Júlia; Román Maestre, Begoña; Torras, Carme (2021-11)
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    Along with its potential contributions to the practice of care, social assistive robotics raises significant ethical issues. The growing development of this technoscientific field of intelligent robotics has thus triggered ...
  • Training simulators for gastrointestinal endoscopy: current and future perspectives 

    Finocchiaro, Martina; Cortegoso Valdivia, Pablo; Hernansanz Prats, Alberto; Marino, Nicola; Amram, Denise; Casals Gelpi, Alicia; Menciassi, Arianna; Marlicz, Wojciech; Ciuti, Gastone; Koulaouzidis, Anastasios (2021-03-20)
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    Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is the gold standard in the detection and treatment ofearly and advanced GI cancers. However, conventional endoscopic techniques are technicallydemanding and require visual-spatial skills ...
  • Absolute mortality risk assessment of COVID-19 patients: the Khorshid COVID Cohort (KCC) study 

    Marateb, Hamid Reza; von Cube, Maja; Samí, Ramin; Javanmard, Shaghayegh Haghjooy; Mansourian Gharakozlou, Marjan; Amra, Babak; Soltaninejad, Forogh; Mortazavi, Mojgan; Adibi, Peyman; Khademi, Nilufar; Hosseini, Nastaran Sadat; Toghyani, Arash; Hassannejad, Razieh; Mañanas Villanueva, Miguel Ángel; Binder, Harald; Wolkewitz, Martin (2021-12-01)
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    Background: Already at hospital admission, clinicians require simple tools to identify hospitalized COVID-19 patients at high risk of mortality. Such tools can significantly improve resource allocation and patient management ...
  • Detection and mitigation of false data in cooperative dc microgrids with unknown constant power loads 

    Cecilia Piñol, Andreu; Sahoo, Subham; Dragicevic, Tomislav; Costa Castelló, Ramon; Blaabjerg, Frede (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
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    The rapid development and implementation of distributed control algorithms for DC microgrids has increased the vulnerability of this type of system to false data injection attacks, being one of the most prominent types of ...
  • Classification of psychiatric symptoms using deep interaction networks: the CASPIAN-IV study 

    Marateb, Hamid Reza; Tasdighi, Zahra; Mohebian, Mohammad Reza; Naghavi, Azam; Hess, Moritz; Motlagh, Mohammad Esmaeil; Heshmat, Ramin; Mansourian Gharakozlou, Marjan; Mañanas Villanueva, Miguel Ángel; Binder, Harald; Kelishadi, Roya (Nature, 2021-12-01)
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    Identifying the possible factors of psychiatric symptoms among children can reduce the risk of adverse psychosocial outcomes in adulthood. We designed a classification tool to examine the association between modifiable ...
  • ECG-based monitoring of blood potassium concentration: Periodic versus principal component as lead transformation for biomarker robustness 

    Palmieri, Flavio; Gomis Román, Pedro; Ruiz Laiglesia, José Esteban; Ferreira, Dina; Martín-Yebra, Alba; Pueyo Paules, Esther; Martínez Cortés, Juan Pablo; Ramírez, Julia; Laguna, Pablo (2021-07)
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    Objective: The aim of this study is to compare the performance of two electrocardiogram (ECG) lead-space reduction (LSR) techniques in generating a transformed ECG lead from which T-wave morphology markers can be reliably ...
  • The WOMEN-UP solution, a patient-centered innovative e-health tool for pelvic floor muscle training: qualitative and usability study during early-stage development 

    Angles, Sonia S.; López Frías, Lorena; Soler, Vicenç; Alonso López, Joan Francesc; Kastelein, Arnoud W.; de Graaf, Boris C.; Vodegel, Eva; Tervo, Jaana; Baban, Adriana; Espuña Pons, Montserrat (2021-07-23)
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    e-Health may enhance self-management of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI). It is crucial to involve patients in planning, developing and monitoring the optimal e-Health solution. ...
  • Process performance verification using viability theory 

    Ghaniee Zarch, Majid; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Poshtan, Javad; Shoorehdeli, Mahdi (2021-03-01)
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    The development of efficient methods for process performance verification has drawn a lot of attention in the research community. Viability theory is a mathematical tool to identify the trajectories of a dynamical system ...
  • Usability study through a human-robot collaborative workspace experience 

    Chacón Encalada, Luis Alejandro; Ponsa Asensio, Pere; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-05-28)
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    The use of collaborative robots (cobots) in industrial and academic settings facilitates physical and cognitive interaction with operators. This framework is a challenge to determine how measures on concepts, such as ...

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