eBook Intelligent Systems in Technical and Medical Diagnostics, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3642398812
  • ISBN-13: 9783642398810
  • DDC: 006.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 536 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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For many years technical and medical diagnostics has been the area of intensive scientific research. It covers well-established topics as well as emerging developments in control engineering, artificial intelligence, applied mathematics, pattern recognition and statistics. At the same time, a growing number of applications of different fault diagnosis methods, especially in electrical, mechanical, chemical and medical engineering, is being observed. This monograph contains a collection of 44 carefully selected papers contributed by experts in technical and medical diagnostics, and constitutes a comprehensive study of the field. The aim of the book is to show the bridge between technical and medical diagnostics based on artificial intelligence methods and techniques. It is divided into four parts:          I.   Soft Computing in Technical Diagnostics,       II.   Medical Diagnostics and Biometrics,     III.   Robotics and Computer Vision,      IV.   Various Problems of Technical Diagnostics.The monograph will be of interest to scientists as well as academics dealing with the problems of designing technical and medical diagnosis systems. Its target readers are also junior researchers and students of computer science, artificial intelligence, control or robotics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Soft Computing in Technical Diagnostics.
2: Bridges between Diagnosis Theories from Control and AI Perspectives.
3: Diagnosis of Actuator Parameter Faults in Wind Turbines Using a Takagi-Sugeno Sliding Mode Observer.
4: Takagi-Sugeno Sliding Mode Observer with a Weighted Switching Action and Application to Fault Diagnosis for Wind Turbines.
5: Control Reconfiguration for One Class of Takagi-Sugeno Fuzzy SISO Systems.
6: Efficient Predictive Fault-Tolerant Control for Non-Linear Systems.
7: Design of Maximum Power Fuzzy Controller for PV Systems Based on the LMI-Based Stability.
8: Design of a Fuzzy System Performing Data Analysis for Pressure Equipment Service Life-Span Estimation.
9: Robust Fault Detection Using Zonotope-Based GMDH Neural Network.
10: Model Predictive Control of the Two Rotor Aero-Dynamical System Using State Space Neural Networks with Delays.
11: Robust ℋ∞ Sensor Fault Diagnosis with Neural Network.
12: Neural Network Simulator's Application to Reference Performance Determination of Turbine Blading in the Heat-Flow Diagnostics.
13: Clustering of Delaminations in Composite Rotors Using Self-Organizing Maps.
14: Gender Approach to Multi-Objective Optimization of Detection Systems with Pre-Selection of Criteria.
15: Importance Discounting as a Technique of Expert Knowledge Incorporation into Diagnostic Decision-Making Process.
16: Simulators for Defining of Requirements for Diagnostic Systems.
17: Discovering Rules for Production Speed Prediction in Fasteners Manufacturing.
18: Medical Diagnostics and Biometrics.
19: Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Breast Tumor Classification Using Microscopic Images of Fine Needle Biopsy.
20: The Role and Use of MicroRNA in Cancer Diagnosis.
21: Method of Pattern Detection in Mammographie Images.
22: An Automatic Method for Cell Membrane Extraction in Histopathology HER2 Images.
23: Simulation of Influence of the Exciting Sequence Parameters on Results of Spin Echo Method – Virtual Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
24: Stateless Q-Learning Algorithm for Training of Radial Basis Function Based Neural Networks in Medical Data Classification.
25: Computer-Aided On-Line Seizure Detection Using Stockwell Transform.
26: Diagnosis of Obesity with Bioimpedance Method.
27: Swarm Intelligence Algorithms for Multi-Level Image Thresholding.
28: Multimedia Database Techniques for Medical Diagnosis Processes Support.
29: Reliability and Error Probability for Multimodal Biometric System.
30: A Simulation Model for Emergency Evacuation Time and Low-Cost Improvements of a Hospital Facility Using FlexSim Healthcare: A Case Study.
31: Robotics and Computer Vision.
32: Diagnostic Requirements in Multi-Robot Systems.
33: Spatial Uncertainty Assessment in Visual Terrain Perception for a Mobile Robot.
34: Vision-Based Convoy Forming for Mobile Robots.
35: Cognitive Memory for Intelligent Systems of Decision-Making, Based on Human Psychology.
36: A Computer Vision System for Evaluation of High Temperature Corrosion Damages in Steam Boilers.
37: Hand Gesture Recognition Using Time-of-Flight Camera and Viewpoint Feature Histogram.
38: Various Problems of Technical Diagnostics.
39: Robust Residual Generator Design for Systems with Distributed Time Delay.
40: Fault Residual Functions Make Use of Linear Quadratic Control Performances.
41: Multiple Fault Isolation Algorithm Based on Binary Diagnostic Matrix.
42: Distributed State Estimation Using a Network of Asynchronous Processing Nodes.
43: Transformer Windings Diagnostics with Combined Frequency Response Analysis and Vibroacoustic Methods.
44: Structural Diagnostics of Composite Beams Using Optimally Selected Fractional B-Spline Wavelets.
45: Control Allocation Using Reliability Measures for Over-Actuated System.
46: Human Factors and Functional Safety Analysis in Designing the Control Rooms of Industrial Hazardous Plants.
47: Modeling Discrete-Event Systems with Hard Synchronization Constraints.
48: Selection Pressure in the Evolutionary Path Planning Problem.
Author Index.