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The Internet of Medical Things, Enabling technologies and emerging applications

The Internet of Medical Things

Enabling technologies and emerging applications  

Edited by Subhendu Kumar Pani, Priyadarsan Patra, Gianluigi Ferrari, Radoslava Kraleva, Xinheng Wang

The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) allows clinicians to monitor patients remotely via a network of wearable or implantable devices. The devices are embedded with software or sensors to enable them to send and receive data via the internet so that healthcare professionals can monitor health data such as vital statistics, metabolic rates or drug delivery regimens, and can provide advice or treatment plans based on this real-world, real-time data. This edited book discusses key IoT technologies that facilitate and enhance this process, such as computer algorithms, network architecture, wireless communications, and network security.

Providing a systemic review of trends, challenges and future directions of IoMT technologies, the book examines applications such as breast cancer monitoring systems, patient-centric systems for handling, tracking and monitoring virus variants, and video-based solutions for monitoring babies. The book discusses machine learning techniques for the management of clinical data and includes security issues such as the use of blockchain technology.

Written by a range of international researchers, this book is a great resource for computer engineering researchers and practitioners in the fields of data mining, machine learning, artificial intelligence and the IoT in the healthcare sector.

About the Editors

Subhendu Kumar Pani is the Principal at Krupajal Computer Academy, Odisha, India. He has written over 200 scientific papers, book chapters, books, and patents. His professional activities include roles as a book series editor (CRC Press, Apple Academic Press, and Wiley-Scrivener), an associate editor, an editorial board member, and/or a reviewer of various international journals. He is an associate of several conference societies. He is a fellow of SSARSC and a life member of IE, ISTE, ISCA,OBA.OMS, SMIACSIT, SMUACEE, and CSI.

Priyadarsan Patra is the pro-vice-chancellor of DIT University, India. He served as chief architect and principal scientist of R&D at Intel Corp (USA), as dean of Computer Sciences at UPES University and dean of Research at Xavier University. Author of 75+ scholarly publications, four books, 13 international patents, Senior Member of IEEE and ACM, and an IE Fellow. His research interests include intelligent systems architecture, and he founded IEEE System Validation and Debug Technology Committee.

Gianluigi Ferrari is an associate professor of Telecommunications at the University of Parma, Italy, where he coordinates the Internet of Things (IoT) Lab at the Department of Engineering and Architecture. He has written over 400 scientific papers/book chapters/books/patents and is an IEEE Senior Member. His research interests include IoT, networking, and smart systems.

Radoslava Kraleva is an associate professor in the Department of Informatics, South-West University “Neofit Rilski,” Bulgaria. She has published over 60 papers, 14 book chapters, and 3 books and is an active member in organizing international conferences, seminars, and workshops. She is a member of the Bulgarian Mathematicians Union and the Union of Bulgarian Scientists. Her interests include human-computer interfaces, machine learning, pattern recognition, and the design and development of interactive mobile applications for children.

Xinheng Wang is a professor and head of Department of Mechatronics and Robotics at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China, with research interests in Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial IoT (IIoT), mobile healthcare, and acoustic localization, communications and sensing for healthcare. He was the inventor of the first IoT product, smart trolley, in the world to deliver intelligent services to airport passengers. He is the author/co-author of more than 200 international journal and conference papers and serves as a general chair/technical program chair for CollaborateCom since 2018. He is the holder of 15 granted patents. He is also an IET fellow and a senior member of IEEE.

Item Subjects:
Healthcare Technologies

Publication Year: 2021

Pages: 384

ISBN-13: 978-1-83953-273-3

Format: HBK

Editors: Subhendu Kumar Pani, Priyadarsan Patra, Gianluigi Ferrari, Radoslava Kraleva, Xinheng Wang

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