A Four-Sensor Skeleton Configuration for Single Dipole Localization
Magnetic dipole localization is used in the study of epileptic foci, cardiac arrythmias, lung contaminants, and gastrointestinal motility. The source of the magnetic field is described in terms of a limited number of parameters, which are found by the use of an appropriate least squares search method . The number of parameters for a magnetic dipole in three-dimensional space is six (three position parameters, two orientation parameters and one dipole moment). We have devised a method to localize a single magnetic dipole that reduces the number of parameters to three.
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