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Implementation of electronic acupuncture using fuzzy rules

Yousik Hong (Department of Computer Science, SangJi University, Wonju, Republic of Korea)
Man Ki Kim (AD&PR, Namseoul University, Cheonan, Republic of Korea)
Gyu Hyun Kim (Department of Economics, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea)

Journal of Systems and Information Technology

ISSN: 1328-7265

Article publication date: 6 May 2014

Abstract

Purpose

Implementation of intelligent electronic needles is presented that can judge the physical conditions of a patient and be applied anytime anywhere with the information of pulse waves sent from a remote place through the web. The paper aims to discuss these issues.

Design/methodology/approach

The present research developed a web-based system of electronic acupuncture using fuzzy rules. Anybody can use his or her smart phone and select a file in the menu that automatically calculates optimal points and time of acupuncture.

Findings

A set of experiments found improvement of the time of acupuncture by 25 percent.

Originality/value

The present research developed a web-based system of electronic acupuncture using fuzzy rules. Anybody can use his or her smart phone and select a file in the menu that automatically calculates optimal points and time of acupuncture. A set of experiments found improvement of the time of acupuncture by 25 percent.

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Citation

Hong, Y., Ki Kim, M. and Hyun Kim, G. (2014), "Implementation of electronic acupuncture using fuzzy rules", Journal of Systems and Information Technology, Vol. 16 No. 2, pp. 122-125. https://doi.org/10.1108/JSIT-11-2013-0063

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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