Enhanced Living Environments
From models to technologies
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.
About the Editors
Rossitza Ivanova Goleva is Assistant Professor at the Department of Communication Networks at Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria.
Ivan Ganchev is Associate Professor at the University of Plovdiv 'Paisii Hilendarski', Bulgaria and Deputy Director of the Telecommunications Research Centre, University of Limerick, Ireland.
Ciprian Dobre is Professor of Computer Science at the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.
Nuno Garcia is Assistant Professor at the Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal, Researcher at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, Covilhã, Portugal, and Invited Associate Professor of the Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Lisbon, Portugal.
Carlos Valderrama is a Professor and Director of the Electronics and Microelectronics Department at the Polytechnic Faculty of the University of Mons, Belgium.
Rossitza Ivanova Goleva, Ivan Ganchev, Ciprian Dobre, Nuno Garcia, Carlos Valderrama