Full Program




Monday Oct 1, 2018



Welcome Reception, Oulu City Hall

 Tuesday Oct 2, 2018                              Venue: LASARETTI, AURORA HALL

09:00 Opening: Adj. Prof. Matti Hämäläinen, Centre for Wireless Communications & Vice-Rector Helka-Liisa Hentilä, University of Oulu
09:30 Keynote Prof. Jovanov: Do you know how I feel? Sensing physiological signals from objects of everyday use
10:15 Keynote Prof. Scanlon: Electromagnetic Considerations for Engineering Minimally Invasive Implanted Bioelectronics  
11:00 Coffee
11:30 Panel: Technological Trends and Challenges for Future Healthcare
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Invited speech Prof. DK Arvind: Automating clinical trials using wearable sensors
14:30 Invited speech Prof. Kohno:  Medical Healthcare Universal Platform of BAN/Cloud/Big Data Server for On Line Personalized Medicine
15:00 Coffee





Security & Safety

Security in Body Networks: Watermark-based Communications on Air-gap Acoustic Channel
Secrecy capacity of diffusion-based molecular communication systems
Opportunistic IoT Service to support safety driving from heterogeneous data sources
Towards Efficient & Real-time Human Activity Recognition using Wearable Sensors: A Shapelet-based Pattern Matching Approach
16:45-17:00 Greetings from the General Chair of Bodynets 2019
19:00-22:00 Dinner, Lapland Hotel Oulu


Wednesday 3, 2018 Venue: LASARETTI, AURORA HALL

09:00 Invited speech Dr. Farserotu: SmartBAN for Digital Health

Joint Throughput and Channel Aware MAC Scheduling for SmartBAN
Neighbour wireless body area network discovery mechanism for ETSI SmartBAN
Evaluation of preamble detection in ETSI SmartBAN PHY
Antennas & Propagation

Low-UWB directive antenna for Wireless Capsule Endoscopy localization
Tunable Front-end Design with a Dual-band Antenna for Small Cellular Devices
Biometallic orthopedic implant with printed antenna
10:25 Coffee
10:45 UWBAN

A Finite Integration Technique Based Simulation Study on the Impact of the Sternotomy Wires on the UWB Channel Characteristics
Reliable and High-Speed Implant Ultra Wideband Communications with Transmit-Receive Diversity
Human Body Effect on Static UWB WBAN Off-Body Radio Channels
Ultra-wide Band Positioning in Sport: How the On-body Tag Location Affects the System Performance


Systems and Applications

Private Audio-Based Cough Sensing for In-Home Pulmonary Assessment using Mobile Devices
Using an Indoor Localization System for Activity Recognition
Indoor-Outdoor detection using Head-mounted lightweight sensors
Analysis of Walking Body Using Kinect2 and Application of Integer Code to WBAN


12:00 Lunch






Information theoretic analysis for securing Next Generation Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker
Feasibility Analysis For Pulse Based Synchronization In A Dual Chamber Leadless Pacemaker System
EM imaging-Based Capsule Endoscope Localization with Peak-formed Incident Electric Fields
Experimental Path loss models comparison and localization of Wireless Endoscopic Capsule in the Ultra Wideband Frequency Band
Planar Elliptical Ring Implanted Antennas for UWB Body Area Communication
Motion Artifact Reduction in Electrocardiogram Using Adaptive Filtering based on Skin-Potential Variation Monitoring
Case studies & Wearable devices

A Pilot Study on Electrode Skin Impedance Analysis of Embroidered EMG Electrodes
Toward A Wearable Epileptic Seizure Monitoring – A Case Study
A Wearable device for Brain Machine Interaction with Augmented Reality Head-Mounted Display
A Cost-Effective Embedded Platform for Scalable Multichannel Biopotential Acquisition
Virtual Machine execution for wearables based on WebAssembly
Driving Operation Recognition using Smart Cushion based on Deep Neural Network

14:50 Coffee
15:10-17:00 Communications and Networking

Indoor Energy Harvesting for WE-Safe Wearable IoT Sensor Nodes
Signal Transmission with Intra-body and Inter-body Communications
A Machine Learning Based Method for Coexistence State Prediction in Multiple Wireless Body Area Networks
A Hybrid Optical-Radio Wireless Network Concept for the Hospital of the Future
Performance Evaluation of Bluetooth Low Energy Technology under Interference
Learning and Recognition with Neural Network of Heart Beats Sensed by WBAN for Patient Stress Estimate for Rehabilitation
Medical Applications

InstantRR: Instantaneous Respiratory Rate Estimation on Context-aware Mobile Devices
Estimation Method of Abdominal Fat Thickness by Micro Wave
Exposure to RF EMF from 5G Handheld Devices
Wearable Continuous Blood Pressure Estimation with Photoplethysmography Sensors Array on the Arm
Cuffless Blood Pressure Estimation Based on Pulse Arrival Time Using Bio-impedance During Different Postures and Physical Exercises
Pre-Ejection Period (PEP) Estimation based on R–Wave in ECG and On-Body Continuous Wave Radar Signal during Daily Activities