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Modelling of electromagnetic wave interactions with the human body
Comptes Rendus. Physique, Volume 6 (2005) no. 6, pp. 585-594.

Electromagnetic modelling plays a more and more important role in the study of complex systems involving Maxwell phenomena, such as the interactions of radiowaves with the human body. Simulation then becomes a credible means in decision making, related to the engineering of complex electromagnetic systems. To increase confidence in the models with respect to reality, validation and uncertainty estimation methods are needed. The different dimensions of model validation are illustrated through dosimetry, i.e., quantification of human exposure to electromagnetic waves.

Les modèles électromagnétiques issus des équations de Maxwell gagnent en maturité et font de la simulation une alternative crédible dans les prises de décision liées aux systèmes électromagnétiques complexes. Pour renforcer la confiance en les modèles vis-à-vis de la réalité, des méthodes de validation et d'estimation des incertitudes sont nécessaires. Différentes dimensions de la problématique de la validation des modèles sont abordées à travers la dosimétrie, ou quantification de l'exposition des personnes au champ électromagnétique.

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DOI: 10.1016/j.crhy.2005.07.003
Keywords: Electromagnetic wave interactions, Dosimetry, Validation, Uncertainty
Mot clés : Interactions ondes électromagnétiques, Dosimétrie, Validation, Incertitudes

Man-Faï Wong 1; Joe Wiart 1

1 France Télécom Research & Development, 92794 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
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Man-Faï Wong; Joe Wiart. Modelling of electromagnetic wave interactions with the human body. Comptes Rendus. Physique, Volume 6 (2005) no. 6, pp. 585-594. doi : 10.1016/j.crhy.2005.07.003.

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