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Monitoring Quality-of-Life Parameters in Wearable Environments

School of Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, University of Western Macedonia, Karamanli & Ligeris, 50100 Kozani, Greece
Inventions 2018, 3(1), 16; https://doi.org/10.3390/inventions3010016
Received: 9 February 2018 / Revised: 27 February 2018 / Accepted: 5 March 2018 / Published: 11 March 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Frontiers in Wearable Devices)
The paper presents a new cross-layer bridge protocol between IEEE 802.15.4, IEEE 11073 and IEEE 802.11 for wearable-enabled health-data aggregation formations. The protocol addresses the new reality as imposed by the recent evolution of sensors and networking in situations where backbone infrastructure is experiencing congestion. We discuss real-life application scenarios of nimble-network formations. The main novelty of the proposed algorithm is that it defines presence as a new way of routing. View Full-Text
Keywords: wireless-sensor networks (WSNs); personalised health (pHealth); body area networks; constrained networks; wearables wireless-sensor networks (WSNs); personalised health (pHealth); body area networks; constrained networks; wearables
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Angelidis, P. Monitoring Quality-of-Life Parameters in Wearable Environments. Inventions 2018, 3, 16.

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