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The measurement of lung volume by a self-adaptive modelling technique

Mills, R.J., Moran, F., Murray-Smith, D.J., and Pack, A.I. (1973) The measurement of lung volume by a self-adaptive modelling technique. Journal of Physiology, 231 (Suppl). 89P-90P. ISSN 0022-3751

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Abstract

This article describes a method for estimation of lung volume that is based on the use of adaptive modelling principles, involving continuous parameter adjustment through the use of sensitivity functions. The technique is implemented using an analog computer. Measurements of lung volume obtained using this approach have been compared with results found by more conventional methods in a group of normal subjects.

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Mathematical modelling, analog computer, self-adaptive modelling, sensitivity function, dynamic model, lung volume, non-invasive estimation of physiological quantities
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s):Murray-Smith, Prof David
Authors: Mills, R.J., Moran, F., Murray-Smith, D.J., and Pack, A.I.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QP Physiology
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Systems Power and Energy
Journal Name:Journal of Physiology
ISSN:0022-3751

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