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Devising an Optimal Scheme for Distributed Wireless Sensors for Patient Monitoring in Preventive Ubiquitous Healthcare

  • Giovanni Cagalaban
  • Seoksoo Kim
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Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 195)

Abstract

This research studies the deployment of distributed wireless sensors for monitoring target patients. The wireless sensor network is used for monitoring of target patients, and report tracking to central database server containing the vital information. This study performs optimization scheme for optimal placement of sensors and movement coordination techniques within the monitored area. A movement tracking algorithm is proposed for better patient tracking techniques and aid in optimal deployment of wireless sensor networks. Results show that wireless sensors can be exploited to compensate for the lack of sensors and improved the network coverage of the patient being monitored.

Keywords

wireless sensor ubiquitous healthcare patient monitoring 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanni Cagalaban
    • 1
  • Seoksoo Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MultimediaHannam UniversityDaejeonKorea

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