Nicholas Wickström

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Nicholas Wickström

Nicholas Wickström, Associate Professor, PhD



Family Name: Wickström
Given Name: Nicholas
Role: Associate Professor
Title: PhD
Subject: Computer Systems Engineering
Email: nicholas.wickstrom@hh.se
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Phone: +46-35-167382
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Courses:
  Teaching: Design of Embedded and Intelligent Systems (15 credits) Computer Systems Engineering I (7.5 credits)Computer Systems Engineering II (7.5 credits)
Subject areas: Computer Engineering, Learning Systems
Application areas: Health Technology
Projects: Centre for Health Technology Halland - HCH, HMC2, SELIES, AccelGait, GoDIS, Science without Borders


Nicholas elsewhere: Google Scholar, LinkedIn, ResearchGate


Tasks

  • Research: conducted within the research programme CERES (Centre for Research on Embedded Systems) and in the area of health technology.
  • Teaching: under graduate and graduate level
  • External Relations: Involved in HCH, strengthen small businesses through innovation and research.
  • Administration: member of School of Information Science, Computer and Electrical Engineering - board of directors (2006-2012, vice chairman the last three years).
  • Advisory: Individual expert for EU-TEMPUS project JEP-25039-2004 (2004-2008)
  • Research Administration: Reviewer, member of program committee (SEGAH2013, SEGAH2014 and Biosignals 2013 and Biosignals 2014), grant applications.

Research Interests

  • Virtual Sensing
    • Artificial Neural Networks
    • Signal Processing
    • Statistical Data Analysis
  • Diagnosis
  • Bio medical applications
    • Gait
    • Estimation of energy expenditure

Current Courses and Teaching Duties

Recent and Past Teaching Duties

  • Summer course in programming Programmering, C, 5p, examiner.
  • Real-time programming, 6p, examiner.
  • Seminars for the learning systems course on the masters programme.
  • Teaching informatics students how to program Java, (labs and exercises).
  • Introductory course for computer systems engineering students, organizer and examiner.
  • Algorithms and Data Structures on the international masters program.
  • [DSPT] Teaching Innovation Engineering students (U3) computer engineering (Dator- och datorsystemteknik, 5p).
  • Supervisor of Bachelors and Masters thesis projects.


Media

  • UR - (in swedish) Utbildningsradion sände: IT och datoranvändning för tekniker och ingenjörer 5p distanskurs. I det sista delkursmomentet medverkar jag och Denni i avsnittet "Intelligens byggs in i framtidens datorer".
  • P1 - (in swedish) Vetenskaps Radion sände ett nyhetsinslag den 20 Juli 1998 och ett längre program den 25 Juli 1998 om SCALE.
  • SVT - Västnytt - (in swedish) sände ett inslag om SCALE i Februari 1999.
  • Sweden Today (No4 2008) - link
  • Vetenskapslandet (in Swedish) - link

Journal publications registered in DiVA

Anita Sant'Anna, Arash Salarian, Nicholas Wickström (2011). A new measure of movement symmetry in early Parkinson's disease patients using symbolic processing of inertial sensor data. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 58(7), pp. 2127-2135

Anita Sant'Anna, Nicholas Wickström (2010). A Symbol-Based Approach to Gait Analysis From Acceleration Signals : Identification and Detection of Gait Events and a New Measure of Gait Symmetry. IEEE transactions on information technology in biomedicine. 14(5), pp. 1180-1187

Thomas Grubinger, Nicholas Wickström, Anders Björklund, Magnus Hellring (2009). Knowledge Extraction from Real-World Logged Truck Data. SAE International Journal of Commercial Vehicles. 2(1), pp. 64-74

Wagner Ourique de Morais, Anita Sant'Anna, Nicholas Wickström (2008). A Wearable Accelerometer Based Platform to Encourage Physical Activity for the Elderly. Gerontechnology : international journal on the fundamental aspects of technology to serve the ageing society. 07(02), pp. 129-181

Anita Sant'Anna, Wagner Ourique de Morais, Nicholas Wickström (2008). Gait Unsteadiness Analysis from Motion Primitives. Gerontechnology : international journal on the fundamental aspects of technology to serve the ageing society. 7(2), pp. 204-

Nicholas Wickström, Stefan Byttner, Ulf Holmberg (2005). Robust tuning of Individual Cylinders AFR in SI Engines with the Ion Current. SAE Transactions. 114(03), pp. 48-52

Conference publications registered in DiVA

João Bentes, Siddhartha Khandelwal, Hampus Carlsson, Marcus Kärrman, Tim Svensson, Nicholas Wickström (2017). Novel System Architecture for Online Gait Analysis. The 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.

Karin Weman Josefsson, Esbjörn Ebbesson, Fawzi Halila, Urban Johnson, Jesper Lund, Nicholas Wickström, Pontus Wärnestål (2015). Application of self-determination theory in the e-health industry – promoting sustainable exercise motivation. 14th European Congress of Sport Psychology, FEPSAC 2015, Bern, Switzerland, July 14-19th, 2015.

Karin Weman Josefsson, Fawzi Halila, Urban Johnson, Nicholas Wickström, Pontus Wärnestål (2015). Digital interventions in self-determined exercise motivation – interdisciplinary innovations. ISBNPA 2015 - Conference for International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Advancing Behavior Change Science, 3rd - 6th June, 2015, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Karin Anna Weman-Josefsson, Fawzi Halila, Urban Johnson, Nicholas Wickström, Pontus Wärnestål (2015). Digital Innovations and Self-determined exercise motivation : an interdisciplinary approach. The 6th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics: IMCIC 2015, Orlando, Florida, United States, March 10-13, 2015.

Wagner Ourique de Morais, Nicholas Wickström (2014). A lightweight method for detecting sleep-related activities based on load sensing. IEEE 3rd International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health (SeGAH 2014), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 14-16, 2014.

Siddhartha Khandelwal, Nicholas Wickström (2014). Identification of Gait Events using Expert Knowledge and Continuous Wavelet Transform Analysis. 7th International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing (BIOSIGNALS 2014), Angers, France, March 3-6, 2014.

Wagner Ourique de Morais, Matthias Mayr, Nicholas Wickström, Roland Philippsen (2014). Ambient Intelligence and Robotics : complementing one another to support Ambient Assisted Living. 13th International Conference Intelligent Autonomous Systems, Padova & Venice, Italy, 15-19 July, 2014.

Siddhartha Khandelwal, Nicholas Wickström (2014). Detecting Gait Events from Outdoor Accelerometer Data for Long-term and Continuous Monitoring Applications. 13th International Symposium on 3D Analysis of Human Movement (3D-AHM 2014), 14–17 July, 2014, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Karin Anna Weman-Josefsson, Fawzi Halila, Urban Johnson, Magnus Lindwall, Nicholas Wickström, Pontus Wärnestål (2014). Digital innovations and self-determined exercise motivation : a person-centred perspective. Vitalis - Nordens ledande eHälsomöte 2014, Göteborg, Sverige, 8-10 april, 2014.

Wagner Ourique de Morais, Nicholas Wickström (2013). A "Smart Bedroom" as an Active Database System. 9th International Conference on Intelligent Environments, IE 2013, Athens, Greece, 18-19 July, 2013.

Pontus Wärnestål, Urban Johnson, Fawzi Halila, Nicholas Wickström, Karin Weman-Josefsson (2013). An interdisciplinary project plan on Digital Innovations and Self-determined Exercise Motivation. CVHI Research School "Entrepreneurship and Health", 2nd Open Seminar, "Entrepreneurship, Health, and Innovation", November 12th 2013, Halmstad University, Halmstad, Sweden.

Anita Sant'Anna, Nicholas Wickström, Helene Eklund, Roy Tranberg (2012). A wearable gait analysis system using inertial sensors Part II : Evaluation in a clinical setting. International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing, BIOSIGNALS 2012, Vilamoura, Algarve, 1-4 February, 2012.

Anita Sant'Anna, Nicholas Wickström, Helene Eklund, Roy Tranberg (2012). A wearable gait analysis system using inertial sensors Part II: Evaluation in a clinical setting. International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing, BIOSIGNALS 2012, Vilamoura, Algarve, 1 - 4 February, 2012 (best paper).

Anita Sant'Anna, Nicholas Wickström, Roland Zügner, Roy Tranberg (2012). A wearable gait analysis system using inertial sensors Part I : Evaluation of measures of gait symmetry and normality against 3D kinematic data. International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing, BIOSIGNALS 2012, Vilamoura, Algarve, 1-4 February, 2012.

Anita Sant'Anna, Nicholas Wickström, Roland Zügner, Roy Tranberg (2012). A wearable gait analysis system using inertial sensors Part I: evaluation of measures of gait symmetry and normality against 3D kinematic data. International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing, BIOSIGNALS 2012, Vilamoura, Algarve, 1 - 4 February, 2012.

Anita Sant'Anna, Nicholas Wickström (2011). Symbolization of time series : an evaluation of SAX, persist, and ACA. 4th International conference on Image and Signal Processing (CISP).

Wagner Ourique de Morais, Nicholas Wickström (2011). A Serious Computer Game to Assist Tai Chi Training for the Elderly. 2011 IEEE 1st International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health (SeGAH 2011), Braga, Portugal16-18 November 2011.

Anita Sant'Anna, Nicholas Wickström (2010). A linguistic approach to the analysis of accelerometerdata for gait analysis. seventh IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, February 17-19, 2010, Innsbruck, Austria.

Anita Sant'Anna, Nicholas Wickström (2009). Developing a Motion Language: Gait Analysis from Accelerometer Sensor Systems. 3rd International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare - Pervasive Health 2009, PCTHealth 2009, London, 1-3 April, 2009.

Stefan Byttner, Ulf Holmberg, Nicholas Wickström (2005). Using Multiple Cylinder Ion Measurements for Improved Estimation of Combustion Variability. SAE 2005 World Congress & Exhibition, April 2005, Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Stefan Byttner, Ulf Holmberg, Nicholas Wickström (2004). An Ion Current Algorithm for Fast Determination of High Combustion Variability. SAE World Congress (2004 : Detroit).

Stefan Byttner, Ulf Holmberg, Nicholas Wickström (2004). An ion current algorithm for fast determination of high combustion variability. SAE World Congress, Detroit, MI, USA, March 8-11, 2004.

Axel Franke, Patrik Einewall, Bengt Johansson, Nicholas Wickström, Raymond Reinmann, Anders Larsson (2003). The effect of in-cylinder gas flow on the interpretation of the ionization sensor signal. SAE 2003 World Congress & Exhibition, March 3, 2003, Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Stefan Byttner, Thorsteinn Rögnvaldsson, Nicholas Wickström (2001). Estimation of combustion variability using in-cylinder ionization measurements. SAE International Fall Fuels & Lubricants Meeting & Exhibition, Session: Experimental Investigation of SI Engines (Part A&B), San Antonio, TX, USA, September 24-27, 2001.

Stefan Byttner, Thorsteinn Rögnvaldsson, Nicholas Wickström (2001). Strategies for Handling the Fuel Additive Problem in Neural Network Based Ion Current Interpretation. SAE 2001 World Congress, March 2001, Detroit, MI, USA, Session: Electronic Engine Controls (Part C&D).

Stefan Byttner, Thorsteinn Rögnvaldsson, Nicholas Wickström (2001). Estimation of Combustion Variability Using In-Cylinder Ionization Measurements. SAE International Fall Fuels & Lubricants Meeting & Exhibition, September 2001, San Antonio, TX, USA, Session: Experimental Investigation of SI Engines (Part A&B).

Stefan Byttner, Thorsteinn Rögnvaldsson, Nicholas Wickström (2001). Strategies for handling the fuel additive problem in neural network based ion current interpretation. SAE 2001 World Congress, Session: Electronic Engine Controls (Part C&D), Detroit, MI, USA, 5-8 March, 2001.

Magnus Hellring, Thorsteinn Rögnvaldsson, Nicholas Wickström, Magnus Larsson (2000). Ion current based pressure peak detection under different air humidity conditions. Conference on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications (AMAA 2000), BERLIN, GERMANY, APR, 2000.

Nicholas Wickström, Magnus Larsson, Mikael Taveniku, Arne Linde, Bertil Svensson (1998). Neural Virtual Sensors — Estimation of Combustion Quality in SI Engines using the Spark Plug. ICANN'98 - International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, Skövde, Sweden, September 2-4, 1998.

Nicholas Wickström, Mikael Taveniku, Arne Linde, Bertil Svensson (1998). Neural Virtual Sensors : estimation of Combustion Quality in SI Engines using the Spark Plug. ICANN'98 - International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, Skövde, September 2-4..

Magnus Jonsson, Per-Arne Wiberg, Nicholas Wickström (1997). Vision-based low-level navigation using a feed-forward neural network. International Workshop on Mechatronical Computer Systems for Perception and Action (MCPA'97), Pisa, Italy, Feb. 10-12, 1997.

Nicholas Wickström, Mikael Taveniku, Arne Linde, Magnus Larsson, Bertil Svensson (1997). Estimating pressure peak position and air-fuel ratio using the ionization current and artificial neural networks. IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, ITSC, Boston, MA, USA, 9 -12 November, 1997.


Publications in book chapters, registered in DiVA

Wagner Ourique de Morais, Jens Lundström, Nicholas Wickström (2013). A Database-Centric Architecture for Home-Based Health Monitoring. Ambient Assisted Living and Active Aging : 5th International Work-Conference, IWAAL 2013, Carrillo, Costa Rica, December 2-6, 2013, Proceedings.

Anita Sant'Anna, Nicholas Wickström (2013). Symbolic Approach to Motion Analysis: Framework and Gait Analysis Case Studies. Telehealthcare Computing and Engineering: Principles and Design.

Anita Sant'Anna, Nicholas Wickström, Helene Eklund, Roland Zügner, Roy Tranberg (2013). Assessment of Gait Symmetry and Gait Normality Using Inertial Sensors : In-Lab and In-Situ Evaluation. Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies : 5th International Joint Conference, BIOSTEC 2012, Vilamoura, Portugal, February 1-4, 2012, Revised Selected Papers.

Anita Sant'Anna, Nicholas Wickström (2013). Symbolic Approach to Motion Analysis : Framework and Gait Analysis Case Studies. Telehealthcare Computing and Engineering : Principles and Design.

Nicholas Wickström, Stefan Byttner, Magnus Hellring, Thorsteinn Rögnvaldsson (2004). Neural networks for extracting the pressure peak position from the ion current. Virtual sensing of combustion quality in SI engines using the ion current.