Big-Data and Cyber-Physical Systems in Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities

  • Jesus Castillo Cabello
  • Hadis Karimipour
  • Amir Namavar Jahromi
  • Ali Dehghantanha
  • Reza M. PariziEmail author


Cyber-physical systems (CPS) are physical systems with a computing and communication center that monitors,coordinates and integrate the operations of said system. CPS enables the organizations to live monitor networks, patients, and systems. This live monitoring, generates vast amount of data everyday and makes the new title called big-data. The data, itself without any processing, is useless, so, machine learning and data mining techniques are required to extract valuable information from it. In this chapter, the importance of using cyber-physical systems and big-data in healthcare sector, as a critical area, is described and the challenges and opportunities of them are discussed. To achieve this goal, the massive number of publications from various well-known libraries were extracted and investigated.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Smart Cyber-Physical System LabUniversity of GuelphGuelphCanada
  2. 2.College of Computer and Software EngineeringKennesaw State UniversityMariettaUSA

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