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Introduction: Computational Pulse Diagnosis

  • David Zhang
  • Wangmeng Zuo
  • Peng Wang
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Abstract

Pulse diagnosis is a traditional diagnosis technique by analyzing the tactile radial arterial palpation by trained fingertips; however it is a subjective skill which needs years of training and practice to master. Computational pulse diagnosis intends to employ some modern sensor and computer technology to make pulse diagnosis more objective. In this chapter, we will give an overview of computational pulse diagnosis. Firstly, the principle of pulse diagnosis and the traditional pulse diagnosis were introduced, and then the main concept of and the four stages of computational pulse diagnosis were introduced.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Zhang
    • 1
  • Wangmeng Zuo
    • 2
  • Peng Wang
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Science and EngineeringThe Chinese University of Hong KongShenzhenChina
  2. 2.Harbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinChina
  3. 3.Northeast Agricultural UniversityHarbinChina

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