Seminar on Closed Loop Medical Devices (CSCI 7000-015, Spring 2016)

Week 1 Resources.

Sriram Sankaranarayanan will lead a brief discussion on the following topics.

  • Introduction: Discuss motivations for this class.

  • Ground rules, grading and other issues.

  • Closed Loop Medical Devices: qu'est-ce que c'est?

  • What are the key research issues?

    • Clinical performance measures.

    • Engineering: control algorithms.

    • Correctness: Safety/Reliability concerns.

    • Security issues.

    • Regulatory issues.

    • Ethical considerations.

    • Human factors.

  • Research: Literature search.

    • Where to look for references?

    • Authoritative vs. Non-authoritative sources.