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Reliable Communication in Health Monitoring Applications

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The 3rd EAI International Conference on IoT Technologies for HealthCare


Remote health monitoring is one of the emerging IoT applications that has attracted the attention of communication and health sectors in recent years. We enable software defined networking in a wireless sensor network to provide easy reconfiguration and at run-time network management. In this way, we devise a multi-objective decision making approach that is implemented at the network intelligence to find the set of optimal paths that routes physiological data over a wireless medium. In this work, the main considered parameters for reliable data communication are path traffic, path consumed energy, and path length. Using multi-objective optimization technique within a case study, we find the best routes that provide reliable data communication.


author = {Hossein Fotouhi and Maryam Vahabi and Apala Ray and Mats Bj{\"o}rkman},
title = {Reliable Communication in Health Monitoring Applications},
month = {October},
year = {2016},
booktitle = {The 3rd EAI International Conference on IoT Technologies for HealthCare},
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