SMS scnews item created by Leo Tzou at Wed 12 Oct 2016 1730
Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Expiry: 23 Nov 2016
Calendar1: 21 Oct 2016 1430-1530
CalLoc1: Carslaw 375
CalTitle1: Electrical Impedance Tomography in Cardiology and Neurology
Auth: leo@121.209.16.59 (ltzo2369) in SMS-WASM

Joint Colloquium: McEwan and Samore -- Electrical Impedance Tomography in Cardiology and Neurology

We will introduce the electrical imaging method of Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT)
from a biomedical engineering perspective.  In EIT currents are introduced into the body
and voltages recorded on a set of conventional surface electrodes.  This information is
used to reconstruct an image, however the problem is ill-posed with the number of voxels
in the images several of orders of magnitude more than the number of measurements.  We
have made improvements with the use of internal electrodes and will some recent results
in applying EIT to a range of problems in electrophysiology for cardiac and neural
applications.


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