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Adaptive linearized methods for tracking a moving telemetry capsule

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dc.contributor.author Arshak, Khalil
dc.contributor.author Adepoju, Francis
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-13T09:32:48Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-13T09:32:48Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/1091
dc.description peer-reviewed
dc.description.abstract In this paper, we discuss system and method of determining the real-time location of an omni-directional diagnostic radio frequency (RF) system while the object (transmitter) is moving freely inside an inaccessible organ. A specific application to the human gastrointestinal (GI) organ is presented, showing the importance of the method in accessing a specific site for drug administration or for extracting fluid or tissue samples for biopsy and similar medical investigations. For practical purposes, omnidirectional antenna on the transmitter at 433MHz, normalized transmitter power 1W was modeled for simplicity, and Es/No = 20dB (corresponding to the linear region of the target transceiver). A brief discussion of how the original analogue signals, after conversion to voltage, was adapted for position tracking. In the tracking algorithm, we employed a path loss scenario based on the popular log-normal model to simulate the effects of organs on signal quality between transmitter and receiver at various distances. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship EI
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Industrial Electronics International Symposium;
dc.rights ©2007 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other users, including reprinting/ republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted components of this work in other works. en_US
dc.subject gastrointestinal tract en_US
dc.subject telemetry capsule en_US
dc.title Adaptive linearized methods for tracking a moving telemetry capsule en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en


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