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Title: Validation of a Monte Carlo platform for the optical modelling of pulse oximetry
Authors: Azorin-Peris, Vicente
Hu, Sijung
Keywords: Photoplethysmography
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: © Institute of Physics
Citation: AZORIN-PERIS, V. and HU, S., 2007. Validation of a Monte Carlo platform for the optical modelling of pulse oximetry. Journal of Physics, Conference Series, 85, DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/85/1/012027.
Abstract: A custom Monte Carlo (MC) platform has been established to generate opto-physiological models of mechanisms in pulse oximetry. The current research is an exploration of the process of empirically validating such a platform. With the growing availability and accuracy of tissue optical properties in literatures, MC simulation of light-tissue interaction is providing increasingly valuable information for optical bio-monitoring research. However, the extent of the validity of results from such simulations depends heavily on its agreement with empirical data. The use of images captured from a CMOS camera for the construction of intensity distributions of light transmitted through the human finger has been investigated to compare with corresponding distributions produced in the MC simulations.
Description: Published under licence in Journal of Physics, Conference Series by IOP Publishing Ltd. CC-BY. Content from this work may be used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence. Any further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the title of the work, journal citation and DOI.
Sponsor: We would like to thank Loughborough University and the Optical Platform (EPSRC 2004-07) for their financial support.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/85/1/012027
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/22222
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/85/1/012027
ISSN: 1742-6588
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