Dariusz Mikołajewski

Dariusz Mikołajewski
Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz · Institute of Computer Science

PhD Eng Assoc Prof. MBA EMBA DBA Maj (ret)

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Introduction
Specialist in IT, health care informatics, biocybernetics, and medical robotics after PhD, MBA, EMBA and DBA studies. Author of 230 publications, reviewer for 20 journals. Works for two research centers: 1) Institute of Informatics, Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz, 2) Neurocognitive Lab, Centre for Modern Interdisciplinary Technologies, (NCU) in Toruń. Member of InteRDoCTor research team. PhD Thesis advisor: Prof. Włodzisław Duch.
Additional affiliations
February 2018 - August 2020
Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz
Position
  • Managing Director
October 2017 - January 2018
Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz
Position
  • Expert
March 2017 - September 2019
Kazimierz Wielki University, Institute of Mechanics and Applied Computer Science
Position
  • Head of Department
Description
  • Kierownik Pracowni Sieci Komputerowych
Education
January 2021 - November 2021
Collegium Humanum / Apsley Business School
Field of study
October 2020 - June 2021
Collegium Humanum / Apsley Business School
Field of study
June 2016 - June 2016
Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw
Field of study
  • 4th Baltic-Nordic Summer School on Neuroinformatics (BNNI 2016)

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Publications (218)
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The incidence of myocardial infarction (MI) is growing year on year around the world. It is considered increasingly necessary to detect the risks early, respond through preventive medicines and, only in the most severe cases, control the disease with more effective therapies. The aim of the project was to develop a relatively simple artificial-inte...
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Creative thinking is an inherent process in the creation of innovations. Imagination is employed to seek creative solutions. This article presents research results on the use of inventive methods to develop an eco-friendly product. A household appliance was selected as the object of research. The article deals with issues relating to eco-design, ec...
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The aim of this paper is to refine a scientific solution to the problem of automated or semi-automated efficient and practical design of 3D printed chainmails of exoskeletons with pre-programmed properties (variable stiffness/flexibility depending on direction) reflecting individual user needs, including different types and degrees of deficit. We d...
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The general goal of the research in this article is to devise an algorithm for assessing overall life satisfaction—a term often referred to as Quality of Life (QoL). It is aggregated to its own proposition, called personal life usual satisfaction (PLUS). An important assumption here is that the model is based on already known and commonly used solu...
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The aim of the study was to develop a system supporting technological process planning, the functioning of which would resemble the way human experts act in their fields of expertise, one capable of gathering necessary knowledge, analysing data, and drawing conclusions to solve problems. This could be done by utilising artificial intelligence (AI)...
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Currently, there is an intensive development of bipedal walking robots. The most known solutions are based on the use of the principles of human gait created in nature during evolution. Modernbipedal robots are also based on the locomotion manners of birds. This review presents the current state of the art of bipedal walking robots based on natural...
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The problem of computerising the design and development of 3D-printed chainmail with programmed directional functions provides a basis for further research, including the automation of medical devices. The scope of the present research was focused on computational optimisation of the selection of materials and shapes for 3D printing, including the...
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There is a common belief that medical professions generate more work-related stress and earlier job burnout. We tested two groups: study group 1: medical (physical therapists, n = 30), and study group 2: non-medical (informaticians, n = 30). The purpose of this study was to find new, more reliable models for calculating work-related stress and burn...
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The paper shows own study on a hand exoskeleton described from environmental point of view: starting from constraints caused by patient-tailored therapy and healthy/disordered human biomechanics through possible problems associated with material engineering (mechanical properties, biocompatibility, etc.) and their compensation by exoskeleton’ desig...
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3D printing of assistive devices requires optimization of material selection, raw materials formulas, and complex printing processes that have to balance a high number of variable but highly correlated variables. The performance of patient-specific 3D printed solutions is still limited by both the increasing number of available materials with diffe...
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Traditional rehabilitation systems are evolving into advanced systems that enhance and improve rehabilitation techniques and physical exercise. The reliable assessment and robotic support of the upper limb joints provided by the presented elbow exoskeleton are important clinical goals in early rehabilitation after stroke and other neurological diso...
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Technological and material issues in 3D printing technologies should take into account sustainable development, use of materials, energy, emitted particles, and waste. The aim of this paper is to investigate whether the sustainability of 3D printing processes can be supported by computational intelligence (CI) and artificial intelligence (AI) based...
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Objectives Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) represent developmental conditions with deficits in the cognitive, motor, communication and social domains. It is thought that imitative behaviour may be impaired in children with ASD. The Mirror Neural System (MNS) concept plays an important role in theories explaining the link between action perception,...
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Evidence-based medicine (EBM) and Evidence-based practice (EBP) are sets of standards and procedures created to search, verify, and select up-to-date findings implemented by medical staff as a basis for decision-making process in a daily clinical practice. Despite efforts of scientists and clinicians, neurorehabiltiation is regarded as a difficult...
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This chapter describes how people are connected to each other through a common system of encoding and decoding messages. Opening the European gate has made intercultural communication omnipresent, and this includes health care. Internationally-based tasks need new, culture-aware medical practitioners. The challenges, barriers, and solutions in the...
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A “digital twin” is a dynamic, digital replica of a technical object (e.g., a physical system, device, machine or production process) or a living organism. Using this type of solution has become an integral part of Industry 4.0, offering businesses tangible benefits, in addition to being particularly effective within the context of sustainable prod...
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While the intensity, complexity, and specificity of robotic exercise may be supported by patient-tailored three-dimensional (3D)-printed solutions, their performance can still be compromised by non-optimal combinations of technological parameters and material features. The main focus of this paper was the computational optimization of the 3D-printi...
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This article presents the evolution of databases from classical relational databases to distributed databases and data warehouses to fuzzy databases used in a production enterprise. This paper discusses characteristics of this kind of enterprise. The authors precisely define centralized and distributed databases, data warehouses and fuzzy databases...
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Computational intelligence algorithms are currently capable of dealing with simple cognitive processes, but still remain inefficient compared with the human brain’s ability to learn from few exemplars or to analyze problems that have not been defined in an explicit manner. Generalization and decision-making processes typically require an uncertainty m...
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Objectives Disorders of consciousness are very big medical and social problem. Their variability, problems in precise definition and proper diagnosis make difficult assessing their causes and effectiveness of the therapy. In the paper we present our point of view to a problem of consciousness and its most common disorders. Methods For this moment...
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New modern additive technologies and reverse engineering are becoming available, especially in medical applications. The paper presents possible ways of using additive technologies in the scope of increasing the level of training of medical specialists in everyday clinical practice and in the selection of the appropriate scenario before real surger...
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In this paper we propose solution of the problem of clinical gait analysis in post-stroke patients using advanced artificial intelligence approaches: fuzzy logic, neural networks, and fractal dimension. We focus on the stroke influence on gait pattern and features due to stroke is regarded one of the major causes of disability, including gait disor...
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Despite great progress in understanding the functions and structures of the central nervous system (CNS) the brain stem remains one of the least understood systems. We know that the brain stem acts as a decision station preparing the organism to act in a specific way, but such functions are rather difficult to model with sufficient precision to rep...
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The own study on hand exoskeleton is presented. It is described from mechanical point of view: starting from constraints caused by healthy human biomechanics, through possible functional deficits and their compensation by exoskeleton’s biomechanics, up to material and technological limitations. There is described an application of the reverse engin...
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Current knowledge suggests that the perception of music and its development may be fully described using the languages of physics, medicine, and neuroscience-including computational neuroscience. The aim of this study is to establish a methodological setting for testing the neural correlates of tonality differentiation. The procedure described in t...
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Automatic emotion recognition constitutes one of the great challenges providing new tools for more objective and quicker diagnosis, communication and research. Quick and accurate emotion recognition may increase possibilities of computers, robots, and integrated environments to recognize human emotions, and response accordingly to them a social rul...
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An exoskeleton is defined as a distinctive kind of robot to be worn as an overall or frame, effectively supporting, or in some cases substituting for, the user’s own movements. In this paper a new three-dimensional (3D) printed bydgostian hand exoskeleton is introduced and biomedically characterized. The proposed concept is promising, and the descr...
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New technologies such as 3D printing and reverse engineering are becoming increasingly popular, including in medical applications. The paper presents possible ways to use 3D printing in the area of increasing the level of medical training specialists in their daily clinical practice and in the selection of the appropriate scenario before a real sur...
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New technologies such as three-dimensional (3D) printing and reverse engineering can contribute to increasing the level of medical training of specialists in their daily clinical practice. The aim of the article is to present the original concepts of designing, editing and producing organs for educational and training purposes. The presented concep...
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Numerous hand exoskeletons have been proposed in the literature with the aim of assisting or rehabilitating results of neurodegenerative changes due to ageing, stroke, traumatic brain disorder, spinal cord injury, or other causes of hand disorders. Key issue becomes: how to investigate, improve, and observe the effect of rehabilitation therapy. Thu...
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Background: Tinnitus is defined as a phantom auditory perception, i.e., sound experience despite the lack of acoustic stimuli in the environment. The aim of this study was to assess the state of the natural antioxidant barrier of a body in patients complaining about the presence of tinnitus. Material and methods: The study included a total of 51...
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The topic of brain stem computational simulation still seems understudied in contemporary scientific literature. Current advances in neuroscience leave the brain stem as one of the least known parts of the human central nervous system. Brain stem lesions are particularly damaging to the most important physiological functions. Advances in brain stem...
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Evidence-based medicine (EBM) and Evidence-based practice (EBP) are sets of standards and procedures created to search, verify, and select up-to-date findings implemented by medical staff as a basis for decision-making process in a daily clinical practice. Despite efforts of scientists and clinicians, neurorehabiltiation is regarded as a difficult...
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More profound understanding of the relationship between the burnout and the limbic system function can provide better insight into brain structures associated with the burnout syndrome. The objective of this review is to explore all evidence of limbic brain structures associated with the burnout syndrome. In total, 13 studies were selected. Four of...
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This chapter describes how people are connected to each other through a common system of encoding and decoding messages. Opening the European gate has made intercultural communication omnipresent, and this includes health care. Internationally-based tasks need new, culture-aware medical practitioners. The challenges, barriers, and solutions in the...
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The paper presents the analysis and application of hierarchical fuzzy system to the problem of evaluation/measurement of the rehabilitation effects in post-stroke patients. Healthy people constitute reference group. Prevalence and impact of the stroke-related disorders on Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) as a recognized and important outcome...
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Mobile solutions (smartphones, tablet computers, smartwatches, smartbands, gps locallzators, and associated software) become normal part of our daily activities. Thus novel part of e-commerce named m-tourism is developing rapidly. It may maximise profitability across national boundaries and make tourism easier, quicker and cheaper than before. We s...
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Locomotion in post-stroke patients may be severely compromised. Assessment and treatment of gait disorders after stroke are crucial. Scientists and clinicians still look for more effective diagnostic and therapeutic tools. The aim of the study was to assess a new fuzzy-based tool for measurement of observed gait parameters (velocity, cadence, and s...
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A modeling approach may significantly help to explore the problem of weak understanding of the physiological and pathological central nervous system function in the most noninvasive and comprehensive way. The aim of this chapter is to assess and discuss the extent to which possible opportunities concerning computational brain models based on fuzzy...
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Stroke remains one of the leading causes of long-term disability in both developed and developing countries. Prevalence and impact of the stroke-related disability on Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) as a recognized and important outcome after stroke is huge. Quick, valid and reliable assessment of the HRQoL in people after stroke constitutes...
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The paper presents the concept and implementation of innovative methods of producing artificial organs and prosthesis based on 3D printing technology. These organs possess physical and mechanical properties similar to human organs and bodies part. As a result, using such organs, it is possible to conduct training and workshops, especially in the fi...
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The development of novel technologies associated with neuroprosthetics and their clinical applications needs interdisciplinary knowledge, including not only medical sciences, but IT, biomedical engineering, biocybernetics, and robotics. The variability of possible neurological deficits, interventions, and even scales-from nanotechnology up to rehab...
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Information technology becomes important part of the current state of the art within health sciences. It allows to gather and analyze biomedical signals and data sets in the more efficient way, and provide better insight into evidences due to metabases and decision support systems based on computational intelligence. Social changes, development of...
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Wheelchair plays two important roles from the physical point of view: increased mobility and body support. Two main areas of children’ development: motor and cognitive are interrelated. Thus, wheelchair supported mobility in children may also prevent many severe problems in the area of social and cognitive development. This paper aims at presentati...
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Thanks to recent advances in health care an increased number of patients may recover from severe brain injuries, but some of them are still assessed as non-responsive. Reliance on behavioural measures in communication with DoC patients seems be too prone to errors. There is need for solutions providing more objective attempts of bidirectional commu...
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Novel, easy-automation technologies such as three-dimensional (3D) printing and reverse engineering can improve the training of medical and allied health professionals and everyday clinical practice. This paper aims at the presentation of its own concept of the repository of medical images for education and everyday clinical practice purposes. Pres...
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Background Proper, early, and exact identification of gait impairments and their causes is regarded as a prerequisite for specific therapy and a useful control tool to assess efficacy of rehabilitation. There is a need for simple tools allowing for quickly detecting general tendencies. Objective The aim of this paper is to present the outcomes of...
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http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319596136 This open access book offers comprehensive coverage on Ordered Fuzzy Numbers, providing readers with both the basic information and the necessary expertise to use them in a variety of real-world applications. The respective chapters, written by leading researchers, discuss the main techniques and applic...
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Reverse engineering is relatively novel technology, which may revolutionize clinical practice in rehabilitation. This technology may constitute a next step toward patient-tailored therapy, providing customized medical products and increasing effectivity and accessibility of rehabilitation procedures and decreasing cost of manufacturing and time of...
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Neurological early and long-term rehabilitation plays a crucial role in the therapy of patients with disorders of consciousness (DOC) such as unresponsive wakefulness syndrome or minimally conscious state. Neuroscience tries to explain the effect of music therapy on all levels of the nervous system = activity in patients with DOC, but full understa...
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Novel technologies such as 3D printing (additive manufacturing), 3D scanning and reverse engineering may significantly improve application of the principles of medicine in current clinical practice. This paper aims at presentation of the own concept of the repository of medical images based on 3D printing and reverse engineering technology. The pro...
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Teamwork, interprofessional practice and learning are integral to current interdisciplinary research and health care - such approach can maximize professional resources and optimize outcomes. The development of modern technologies associated with medical sciences, and the variability of possible neurological deficits, interventions, and even scales...