Physiological and Physical Human Sensing University of Tsukuba
In this course students will learn about various technologies to capture physical and physiological characteristics of human. For instance, motion capture and inertial sensors as methods for quantitatively measuring the shape and function of the human body, electroencephalographs and electromyographs for monitoring the activities of central/peripheral nerve system, cardiovascular function measurement methods, and medical diagnostic imaging equipment such as X-ray CT and MRI will be explained.
To understand measurement principles and limitations of various humans sensing methods.
[Specific Competence] 2. Specialized knowledge: Advanced specialized knowledge and command of the areas of systems and information engineering. / I. Interdisciplinary ability: Ability to utilize knowledge from his or her area of specialization and from other areas to address various issues in the field of human informatics.
The evaluation will be carried out based on the participation to exercises and the final report.
Topics: - Basics of human sensing. - Mechanical and morphological measurement. - Cardiovascular system. - Neuromuscular system. - Respiratory system. - Medical imaging technologies.
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