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The VPG Medical team consists of scientists, engineers, and clinicians who have pioneered the development of video-based cardiac surveillance and led the development of cardiac monitoring technologies . The peer-review publications listed below have been authored by our scientific team.


 J. Guzman, J. P. Couderc and G. R. Tsouri, "Accurate Hemodynamic Sensing using Video Plethysmography with High Quality Cameras", IEEE International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT), 2019.

R. Dautov, G. R. Tsouri, “On the Effect of Face Detection Frequency on Heart Rate Estimation in Videoplethysmography”, IEEE Western New York Image and Signal Processing Workshop(WNYIPW), Oct. 2018.

Conroy T, Hernandez G. J., Hall B., Tsouri G., Couderc JP. Detection of Atrial Fibrillation Using an Earlobe Photoplethysmographic Senso”. September April 24th – April 27th, 2017, Computing in Cardiology 2017 , 44 (IEEE)

On the benefits of alternative color spaces for noncontact heart rate measurements using standard red-green-blue cameras. Tsouri, Gill R., and Zheng Li.,Journal of biomedical optics 20.4 (2015): 048002-048002

Detection of atrial fibrillation using contactless facial video monitoring.. Couderc JP, Kyal SMestha LKXu BPeterson DRXia XHall B. Heart Rhythm. 2015 Jan;12(1):195-201. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.08.035. Epub 2014 Aug 29.

Pulse Harmonic Strength of Facial Video Signal for the Detection of Atrial Fibrillation. Couderc JP , Kyal S. Mestha LK, Xu B ,. Peterson DR ,  Xia X , Hall B. Computers in Cardiology 2014,. Vol.41,, p.661-4

Constrained independent component analysis approach to nonobtrusive pulse rate measurements.  Tsouri GR; Kyal S; Dianat SA; Mestha LK. J. of Biomedical Optics, 17(7), 077011 (2012). doi:10.1117/1.JBO.17.7.077011

Kyal S, Mestha LK, Xu B, Couderc JP. A Method to Detect Cardiac Arrhythmias with a Webcam. Signal Processing in Medicine and Biology Symposium (SPMB), 2013 IEEE, 10.1109/SPMB.2013.6736785:1-5.

Digital Health Services and Technologies

Couderc JP., Page A, Manning M. Cybersecurity and Cardiac Wearable and Implantable devices. Cardiac devices and Medical Practice. Wolters Kluwer Health, Publication scheduled for 2018 (submitted)

G. R. Tsouri, S. Zambito and J. Vankataraman, "On the Benefits of Creeping Wave Antennas in Reducing Interference between Neighboring Wireless Body Area Networks", IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, July 2016.


A. S. Decker, G. C. Cipriano, G. R. Tsouri and J. Lavigne, "Monitoring Pharmacy Student Adherence to World Health Organization Hand Hygiene Indications Using Radio Frequency Identification", American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, Apr. 2016.


R. Dautov and G. R. Tsouri, “Securing while Sampling in Wireless Body Area Networks with Application to Electrocardiography”, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Jan. 2016.


G. R. Tsouri and O. Maimon, “Estimating Respiration Rate from Channel State Information in Wireless Body Area Networks”, IET Electronics Letters, May 2014.


G. R. Tsouri and M. Ostertag, “Patient-Specific 12-Lead ECG Reconstruction from Sparse Electrodes using Independent Component Analysis”, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Mar. 2014.

Couderc JP. The path from Biomarker Discovery to Regulatory Qualification. Academic Press; 1 edition (August 15, 2013), Goodsaid F, Mates WB. (Eds)- ISBN- 10: 0123914965, 208.


G. R. Tsouri, A. Prieto and N. Argade, "On Increasing Network Lifetime in Body Area Networks using Global Routing with Balancing of Energy Consumption", Sensors, 2012, 12, 13088-13108.


R. Johnson, G. R. Tsouri and E. Walsh, “Continuous and Automated Measuring of Compliance with Hand-Washing Procedures using Finite State Machines and RFID ", IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine, Apr. 2012.


G. R. Tsouri, A. Sapio and J. Wilczewski, "An Investigation into Relaying of Creeping Waves for Reliable Low-Power Body Sensor Networking", IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, Aug. 2011.


R. Dautov and G. R. Tsouri, “On the Negatively Correlated Eavesdropper in Indoor Wireless Body Area Networks”, IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), Jan. 2019.


N. Argade and G. R. Tsouri, "Dynamic Routing Trees with Energy Harvesting Constraints in Wireless Body Area Networks ", 8th International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets), Sept. 2013.


R. Dautov and G. R. Tsouri, “Establishing Secure Measurement Matrix for Compressed Sensing using Wireless Physical Layer Security”, IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC), Jan. 2013.


G. R. Tsouri, A. Prieto and N. Argade, "A Modified Dijkstra's Routing Algorithm for Increasing Network Lifetime in Wireless Body Area Networks", 7th International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets), Sept. 2012.


G. R. Tsouri and J. Wilczewski, "Reliable Symmetric Key Generation for Body Area Networks using Wireless Physical Layer Security in the Presence of an On-Body Eavesdropper ", 4th International Symposium on Applied Sciences in Biomedical and Communication Technologies (ISABEL) - Invited Paper, Oct. 2011.


M. H. Ostertag and G. R. Tsouri, "Reconstructing ECG Precordial Leads from a Reduced Lead Set using Independent Component Analysis", 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Sept. 2011.


G. R. Tsouri, "Towards Implementing a Fully Wireless Multiple-Lead Electrocardiograph", 5th International Conference on Body Area Networks - Invited Paper, Sept. 2010.


M. Pecoraro, J. Venkataraman, G. R. Tsouri and S. Dianat, "Characterization of the Effects of the Human Head on Communication with Implanted Antennas", IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, July 2010.


A. Sapio and G. R. Tsouri, "Low Power Body Sensor Network for Wireless ECG Based on Relaying of Creeping Waves at 2.4GHz", International Conference on Body Sensor Networks (BSN), June 2010. 


G. R. Tsouri, "Securing Wireless Communication with Implanted Medical Devices", IEEE International WoWMoM Workshop on Interdisciplinary Research on E-Health Services and Systems, May 2009.   

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