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Digital Advancements in Medicine, E-Health, and Communication Technologies

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Digital Advancements in Medicine, E-Health, and Communication Technologies explores the developments and trends in medical informatics and its approaches toward telemedicine and e-health applications. This comprehensive collection of research brings together academia and industry by highlighting recent advances in electronic health, medical communications and applications for e-health and medicine. 

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Associate Editors and List of Reviewers
    1. Associate Editors
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Chapter 1: A Comprehensive Overview of Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN)
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. NEWEST RELATED RESEARCH
    4. 3. WBAN CHALLENGES
    5. 4. WBAN ARCHITECTURE
    6. 5. WBAN DEVICES
    7. 6. APPLICATIONS OF WBAN IN MEDICAL AREAS
    8. 7. CLASSIFICATION OF BODY SENSOR PROJECTS
    9. 8. RADIO TECHNOLOGIES AND STANDARDS
    10. 9. MEDIUM ACCESS CONTROL (MAC) LAYER
    11. 10. PHYSICAL LAYER
    12. 11. DATA SECURITY AND PRIVACY IN WIRELESS BODY AREA NETWORKS
  8. Chapter 2: An Advanced and Secure Symbian-Based Mobile Approach for Body Sensor Networks Interaction
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORK
    4. HARDWARE
    5. SHIMMER FIRMWARE
    6. MOBILE DEVICE TOOL
    7. USER INTERFACE
    8. SYSTEM DEPLOYMENT AND VALIDATION
    9. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  9. Chapter 3: Pervasive Computing Support in the Transition towards Personalised Health Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS RELATED WORK
    4. 3. HEALTHCARE TRANSITION TOWARDS PHEALTH SYSTEMS - CHALLENGES
    5. 4. PERVASIVE COMPUTING SUPPORTING PERSONALISED HEALTHCARE SCHEMES
    6. 5. A GENERIC PERSONALISED HEALTHCARE SCHEME
    7. 6. TEST AND EXPERIMENTATION: AN EXAMPLE
    8. 7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  10. Chapter 4: Study of Zero Velocity Update for Both Low- and High-Speed Human Activities
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. INERTIAL SENSOR-BASED POSITION ESTIMATE
    4. 3. ZERO VELOCITY UPDATE
    5. 4. HUMAN MOVEMENT CLASSIFICATION
    6. 5. ZUPT THRESHOLD AND TRANSITION MODEL
    7. 6. EXPERIMENT RESULT
    8. 7. CONCLUSION
  11. Chapter 5: Applications of Policy Based Agents in Wireless Body Sensor Mesh Networks for Patient Health Monitoring
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PATIENT MONITORING USING WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES
    4. INTELLIGENT AGENT BASED ROUTING IN WIRELESS BODY SENSOR MESH NETWORK (WBSMN)
    5. IMPLEMENTATION OF INTELLIGENT AGENT BASED ROUTING USING JADE-LEAP
    6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  12. Chapter 6: Acquisition of Multiple Physiological Parameters During Physical Exercise
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELEVANCE OF STUDY
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 7: QoS Concepts and Architecture Over Wireless Body Area Networks for Healthcare Applications
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. RELATED WORKS
    4. 3. QOS REQUIREMENTS OVER WBAN
    5. 4. QWBAN SPECIFICATION
    6. 5. AN INTEGRATED QOS ARCHITECTURE OVER WBAN FOR HEALTHCARE APPLICATION
    7. 6. QOS INTEGRATION OVER INTRA-WBAN COMMUNICATION FOR HEALTHCARE APPLICATION
    8. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 8: Improving Supervised Classification of Activities of Daily Living Using Prior Knowledge
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HEALTH SMART HOME: TIMC-IMAG LAB
    4. SUPERVISED MODELING AND CLASSIFICATION OF ADLS
    5. INTRODUCING PRIORS IN THE CLASSIFICATION PROCESS
    6. RESULTS
    7. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 9: Development of Audio Sensing Technology for Ambient Assisted Living
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. APPLICATION CONTEXT
    4. SOUND AND SPEECH ANALYSIS
    5. THE REAL-TIME AUDIO ANALYSIS SYSTEM
    6. EXPERIMENTATIONS IN THE HEALTH SMART HOME
    7. APPLICATIONS TO AAL AND CHALLENGES
    8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  16. Chapter 10: On the Use of Home Node Bs for Emergency Telemedicine Applications in Various Indoor Environments
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FEMTOCELLS FOR EMERGENCY TELEMEDICINE
    4. SYSTEM OVERVIEW
    5. SYSTEM MODEL AND ASSUMPTIONS
    6. SIMULATION RESULTS
    7. CONCLUSIONS AND FURTHER WORK
  17. Chapter 11: Modeling Emergency and Telemedicine Health Support System
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. 1. RELATED TECHNOLOGIES AND WORK
    4. 2. BACKGROUND CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. 3. CURRENT PROBLEMS
    6. 4. OBSERVATIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
    7. 5. EXPERIMENTS, RESULTS AND RELATED ANALYSIS
    8. 6. SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE
    9. 7. EHSS SYSTEM DESIGN IN CLOUD ENVIRONMENT
    10. 8. IMPLEMENTATION
    11. 9. CONCLUSION
  18. Chapter 12: Discrete Portable Measuring Device for Monitoring Noninvasive Intraocular Pressure with a Nano-Structured Sensing Contact Lens Prototype
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHOD AND PROCEDURE
    4. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 13: A Prototype Agent Based Model and Machine Learning Hybrid System for Healthcare Decision Support
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. A NOTE ON GENETIC PROGRAMMING
    5. MACHINE LEARNING TASK DETAILS: AN AGENT POLICY TO MITIGATE INFECTION SPREAD AND MAXIMIZE PATIENT FLOW
    6. A PROPOSED HEURISTIC: MARKOV STATE HEURISTIC (MASH)
    7. EXPERIMENTAL SETUP
    8. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
    9. CONCLUSION
  20. Chapter 14: Proposed Framework for the Deployment of Telemedicine Centers in Rural Bangladesh
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PROPOSED FRAMEWORK FOR DEPLOYMENT OF E-HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
    4. NATIONWIDE CLASSIFICATION AND ANALYSIS OF THE DEMOGRAPHICS, EXISTING HEALTHCARE, TELECOM SYSTEM OF BANGLADESH
    5. PREDEPOLYMENT STUDIES: DIFFERENT TEST CASES
    6. PROPOSED CUSTOMIZED SUBSYSTEMS AT DIFFERENT LOCATIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  21. Chapter 15: Affordable System for Rapid Detection and Mitigation of Emerging Diseases
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TECHNOLOGIES
    4. RESEARCH DESIGN
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION
  22. Chapter 16: Malaria Parasite Detection
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. MALARIA
    4. 3. CURRENT METHODS OF MALARIAL DIAGNOSIS
    5. 4. TECHNIQUES AND METHODS
    6. 5. RESULTS
    7. 6. DISCUSSION
    8. 7. CONCLUSION
    9. 8. FUTURE RESEARCH
  23. Chapter 17: A Tool for Automatic Hammersmith Infant Neurological Examination
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. APPLICATION DETAILS
    4. POSTURE ESTIMATION
    5. RESULTS
    6. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  24. Chapter 18: Evaluating the IEEE 802.15.6 2.4GHz WBAN Proposal on Medical Multi-Parameter Monitoring under WiFi/Bluetooth Interference
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. OVERVIEW OF IEEE 802.15.6 2.4GHZ PROPOSAL
    4. 3. ANALYSIS OF 2.4GHZ WBAN
    5. 4. CASE STUDY
    6. 5. RELATED WORK
    7. 6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  25. Chapter 19: Expected Communications Technology to Track Avian Influenza and Related the Statement of Appeal by ITU-D SG2 Q14
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. PURPOSE
    3. 2. BACKGROUND
    4. 3. SUMMARY OF THE STATEMENT OF APPEAL ON AVIAN INFLUENZA
    5. 4. DISCUSSIONS
    6. APPENDIX
  26. Chapter 20: Design Considerations for Delivering E-Learning to Surgical Trainees
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. METHODS
    4. 3. RESULTS
    5. 4. DISCUSSION
  27. Chapter 21: Research Essay
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. ONLINE HEALTH INFORMATION
    3. ONLINE PERSONAL HEALTH RECORDS
    4. TELEMEDICINE
    5. CONCLUSION
  28. Compilation of References
  29. About the Contributors