A Cognitive Approach for Design of Smart Toilet in Healthcare Units

  • Mohan Debarchan Mohanty
  • Mihir Narayan MohantyEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 768)


In this ultramodern era, there is an increase in demand of smart systems. It is quite observable that the bedridden patients face problems in defecating and urinating. Taking the problems into account, we have taken an approach to design the user-friendly toilet to support the hospitals and the patients. Based on the cognitive science, fuzzy-based smart toilet is designed so that maximum ICU patients can be benefited. The toilet is fixed with the bed and can be used by the patients with a simple switch. The FL-based PID controller is designed to slide the pan cover as well as water supply to the toilet. It can clean the body part of the patient along with the toilet. Rule based fuzzy is applied to design the system and defuzzification is done using COG method. According to a performed survey, the proposed idea is a type of big data analysis and can be widely used for the betterment of hospitals and old-age homes.


Cognitive technology Smart toilet PI PD PID Fuzzy system Intelligent control 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohan Debarchan Mohanty
    • 1
  • Mihir Narayan Mohanty
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of I&EE, CETBPUTBhubaneswarIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringSiksha ‘O’ Anusandhan UniversityBhubaneswarIndia

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