MONITORING QoS OVER WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS - For Medical Applications

Carlos Abreu, Manuel Ricardo, Paulo Mendes

Abstract

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) for medical purposes enables real-time (RT) acquisition of vital signals. In this context the network reliability, data integrity and RT delivery have extreme importance. The network should guarantee an appropriate level of Quality of Service (QoS). This paper presents the QoS parameters and metrics of standard telemedicine and WSNs based Medical Applications (MA), and a strategy, based on QoS monitoring, to prevent QoS degradation in WSNs for MA.

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Abreu C., Ricardo M. and Mendes P. (2011). MONITORING QoS OVER WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS - For Medical Applications . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-37-9, pages 382-385. DOI: 10.5220/0003163603820385


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@conference{biodevices11,
author={Carlos Abreu and Manuel Ricardo and Paulo Mendes},
title={MONITORING QoS OVER WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS - For Medical Applications},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={382-385},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003163603820385},
isbn={978-989-8425-37-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2011)
TI - MONITORING QoS OVER WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS - For Medical Applications
SN - 978-989-8425-37-9
AU - Abreu C.
AU - Ricardo M.
AU - Mendes P.
PY - 2011
SP - 382
EP - 385
DO - 10.5220/0003163603820385