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Ngalamou, Lucien; Rose, David
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Department of Physics
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Fertility Information Appliance
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Proceedings of the Fifteenth IEEE International Conference on Computer-based Medical Systems (CBMS 202), Maribor, Slovenia, 2002
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Maribor, Slovenia
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IEEE Computer Society
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2002
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335-38
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Abstract
Fertility awareness or natural family planning has been used successfully since the 1930s to predict a woman's fertile days. These natural methods are based on the fact that fertilization is most likely to occur around the time of ovulation. Intercourse is avoided during those times that a woman is fertile, thus preventing conception. In this paper, we present a fertile information appliance that combines ovulation, symptom-thermal and LH hormone methods. The appliance is implemented using a neuro-fuzzy approach. the device has other features such as PPP and TCP/IP protocols implementation for emails and file transfer via a modem.....
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