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Enhanced Living Environments: From models to technologies
edited by Rossitza Ivanova Goleva, Ivan Ganchev, Ciprian Dobre, Nuno Garcia and Carlos Valderrama
The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2018
eISBN: 978-1-78561-212-1 | Cloth: 978-1-78561-211-4
Library of Congress Classification QA76.9.A48E54 2017

Enhanced living environments employ information and communications technologies to support true ambient assisted living for adults and people with disabilities. This book provides an overview of today's architectures, techniques, protocols, components, and cloud-based solutions related to ambient assisted living and enhanced living environments. Topics covered include: an introduction to enhanced living environments; pervasive sensing for social connectedness; ethics in information and communication technologies; service scenarios in smart personal environments; technological support to stress level monitoring; big data systems to improve healthcare information searching over the Internet; sensors for wireless body area networks; linear wireless sensor networks and protocols in next generation networks; model-compilation challenges for cyber-physical systems; health monitoring using wireless body area networks; wearable health care; and intelligent systems for after-stroke home rehabilitation.
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