Book Chapter

Towards a middleware for context-aware health monitoring

EA Oliveira, F Koch, M Kirley, CVGDP Barros

Communications in Computer and Information Science | Springer International Publishing | Published : 2015

Abstract

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015. The surge of commodity devices, sensors and apps allows for the continuous monitoring of patient’s health status with relatively lowcost technology. Nonetheless, current solutions focus on presenting data and target at individual health metrics and not intelligent recommendations. In order to advance the state-of-the-art, there is a demand for models that correlate mobile sensor data, health parameters, and situational and/or social environment. We seek to improve current models by combining environmental monitoring, personal data collecting, and predictive analytics. For that, we introduce a middleware called Device Nimbus that provides ..

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