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A Multi-agent Approach to the Design of an E-medicine System

  • Jiang Tian
  • Huaglory Tianfield
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2831)

Abstract

E-medicine covers the whole range of medical process and service. Multi-agent approach is suitable for the development of e-medicine systems. In this paper, firstly the requirements of e-medicine are analysed, and a taxonomy is proposed for e-medicine systems. Secondly multi-agent approach is introduced for developing e-medicine systems, and the design of agents and the design of multi-agent structure are presented for e-medicine systems. Finally a case study is presented on a telemedicine for diabetes to illustrate the development of e-medicine systems.

Keywords

E-medicine telemedicine multi-agent 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiang Tian
    • 1
  • Huaglory Tianfield
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computing and Mathematical SciencesGlasgow Caledonian UniversityGlasgowUK

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