School of Engineering and Digital Arts

Senior Lecturer in Electronics and a Consultant Clinical Scientist, Medical Physics Dept, Kent and Canterbury Hospital. His research interests are mainly in the area of Medical Instrumentation, in particular, in the fields of: Neonatology, Gait Analysis, Cardiology and Rehabilitation Engineering. Current projects include: Measurement of the development of neonatal lung function; Development of an in-shoe triaxial shear transducer utilising piezoelectric copolymer film; Development of a portable force vector visualisation system with a single camera and a matrix of triax1al transducers for use in Gait clinics; Analysis of foot pressure data using neural networks, Analysis of in-shoe step-to-step vertical force patterns; Integration of Electronic Assistive Technology for independent mobilty, communication and environmental control.

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Publications

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Article:
Bai, Lu, Pepper, Matthew G., Yan, Yong, Spurgeon, Sarah K., Sakel, Mohamed, Phillips, Malcolm. 2015, Quantitative Assessment of Upper Limb Motion in Neurorehabilitation Utilizing Inertial Sensors. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering
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Bai, Lu, Pepper, Matthew G., Yan, Yong, Spurgeon, Sarah K., Sakel, Mohamed, Phillips, Malcolm P.. 2014, Quantitative Assessment of Limb Motion by Inertial Sensors Before and After Botulinum Toxin for Spasticity. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Ang, Chee Siang, Sakel, Mohamed, Pepper, Matthew G., Phillips, Malcolm P.. 2011, Use of Brain Computer Interfaces in Neurological Rehabilitation. British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
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Razian, Mohammad A., Pepper, Matthew G.. 2003, Design, Development and Characteristics of an In-Shoe Triaxial Pressure Measurement Transducer Utilizing a Single Element of Piezoelectric Copolymer Film. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering
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Akhlaghi, F., Pepper, Matthew G.. 1996, In-shoe biaxial shear force measurement: The Kent shear system. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing
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Pang, P.C.W, Pepper, Matthew G., Ducker, D.A. 1995, Monitoring respiratory activity in neonates using diaphragmatic electromyograph. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing
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Nevill, A.J, Pepper, Matthew G., Whiting, M.. 1995, In-shoe foot pressure measurement system utilizing piezoelectric film transducers. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing
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Gillham, Michael, Howells, Gareth, Pepper, Matthew G., Kelly, Stephen W.. 2016, Developing Effective Intelligent Assistance for the Powered Wheelchair User. Technology for Independence Conference (T4i)
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Henderson, Martin, Kelly, Stephen W., Horne, Robert, Gillham, Michael, Pepper, Matthew, Capron, Jean-Marc. 2014, Powered Wheelchair Platform for Assistive Technology Development. 2014 Fifth International Conference on Emerging Security Technologies (EST),
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Ferrer, S.B, Kokosy, Anne-Marie, Capron, J.M, Pepper, Matthew G., Henderson, Martin, Kelly, Stephen W., Gilham, Michael. 2014, Système universel à bas coût d'aide à la conduite d'un fauteuil roulant électrique. Handicap 2014
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Ragot, Nicolas, Bouzbouz, Fadoua, Khemmar, Redouane, Ertaud, Jean-Yves, Kokosy, Anne-Marie, Labbani-Igbida, Ouiddad, Sajous, Patricia, Niyonsaba, Emmnanuel, Reguer, Daniel, Hu, Huosheng, McDonald-Maier, Klaus D., Sirlantzis, Konstantinos, Howells, Gareth, Pepper, Matthew G., Sakel, Mohamed. 2013, Enhancing the Autonomy of Disabled Persons: Assistive Technologies Directed by User Feedback. 4th International Conference on Emerging Security Technologies (EST 2013),
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Guness, S.P., Deravi, Farzin, Sirlantzis, Konstantinos, Pepper, Matthew G., Sakel, Mohamed. 2013, A Novel Depth-based Head Tracking and Gesture Recognition System. 12th European AAATE (Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe) Conference
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Gillham, Michael, Howells, Gareth, Spurgeon, Sarah K., Kelly, Stephen W., Pepper, Matthew G.. 2013, Real-time Doorway Detection and Alignment Determination for Improved Trajectory Generation in Assistive Mobile Robotic Wheelchairs. Emerging Security Technologies (EST), 2013 Fourth International Conference on
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Guness, S.P., Deravi, Farzin, Sirlantzis, Konstantinos, Pepper, Matthew G., Sakel, Mohamed. 2012, Developing a vision based gesture recognition system to control assistive technology in neuro-disability. 2012 Annual Conference, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (2012 ACRM-ASNR)
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Kokosy, Anne-Marie, Floquet, Thierry, Howells, Gareth, Hu, Huosheng, Pepper, Matthew G., Sakel, Mohamed, Donze, C. 2012, SYSIASS "“ an intelligent powered wheelchair. First International Conference on Systems and computer Science
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Gillham, Michael, McElroy, Ben, Howells, Gareth, Spurgeon, Sarah K., Kelly, Stephen W., Batchelor, John C., Pepper, Matthew G.. 2012, Highly efficient Localisation utilising Weightless neural systems. 20th European Symposium on Artificial Neural Networks, Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning, ESANN
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Bai, Lu, Pepper, Matthew G., Yan, Yong, Spurgeon, Sarah K., Sakel, Mohamed. 2012, Application of low cost inertial sensors to human motion analysis. 2012 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference
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Guness, S.P., Deravi, Farzin, Sirlantzis, Konstantinos, Pepper, Matthew G., Sakel, Mohamed. 2012, Evaluation of vision-based head-trackers for assistive devices. 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS
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Gillham, Michael, Howells, Gareth, Spurgeon, Sarah K., Kelly, Stephen W., Pepper, Matthew G.. 2012, Real-time sensor data for efficient localisation employing a weightless neural system. Systems and Computer Science (ICSCS), 2012 1st International Conference on
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Gillham, Michael, McElroy, Ben, Howells, Gareth, Kelly, Stephen W., Spurgeon, Sarah K., Pepper, Matthew G.. 2012, Weightless Neural System Employing Simple Sensor Data for Efficient Real-Time Round-Corner, Junction and Doorway Detection for Autonomous System Path Planning in Smart Robotic Assisted Healthcare Wheelchairs. Emerging Security Technologies (EST), 2012 Third International Conference
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Bai, Lu, Pepper, Matthew G., Yan, Yong, Spurgeon, Sarah K., Sakel, Mohamed, Phillips, Malcolm P.. 2011, A Multiparameter Assessment Tool for Upper Limb Motion in Neurorehabilitation. IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC 2011)
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Geng, Zhiguang, Pepper, Matthew G., Yan, Yong. 2011, A Multiplexer System for Multi-Channel Charge Signal Processing in In-Shoe Force Measurement. IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurment Technology Conference (12MTC 2011)
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Kelly, Stephen W., Pepper, Matthew G., Sakel, Mohamed. 2011, From Telecare and Telehealth to Telesupport. KentHealth/ICE-T Workshop - Prototype to Market: Innovation in Telecare
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Geng, Zhiguang, Pepper, Matthew G., Yan, Yong. 2010, Design and Characterisation of a Single Element Tri-Axial Piezoelectric Transducer for In-Shoe Force Measurement. IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC 2010)
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Barton, J., Nester, C., Goulemas, J.Y., Howard, Daniel, Thorsteinsson, F., Pepper, Matthew G., Fulford, R., Shklarski, D., Murray, I., Nederhand, M., Bussmann, H., Slycke, P.J., Carter, M.. 2005, A System for Real World Monitoring of Prostheses and Footwear. A System for Real World Monitoring of Prostheses and Footwear
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Nester, C., Howard, Daniel, Thorsteinsson, F., Pepper, Matthew G., Fulford, R., Shklarski, D., Murray, I., Barton, J., Hermens, H., Bussman, H.. 2004, Real World Monitoring of Protheses and Footwear (Real-Prof) - Novel Gait Data Processing. Biosignal:; Analysis of biomedical signals and images: EURASIP
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Razian, Mohammad A., Pepper, Matthew G.. , Tri-axial and Uni-axial In-shoe Pressure Measurements. Are Uni-axial Measurements Adequate. Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Eurpean Society of Biomechanics, 4, Suppl. 1,
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Barton, J., O'Flynn, B., Murphy, F., Lynch, A., Nester, C., Pepper, Matthew G., Fulford, R., Shklarski, D., Slycke, P.J.. , Design and Fabrication of a System Integration Unit for Real World Monitoring of Prostheses and Footwear. Design and Fabrication of a System Integration Unit for Real World Monitoring of Prostheses and Footwear
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