Context-aware wireless sensor networks for assisted living and residential monitoring

  title={Context-aware wireless sensor networks for assisted living and residential monitoring},
  author={Anthony D. Wood and John A. Stankovic and Gilles Virone and Leo Selavo and Zhimin He and Qiuhua Cao and Thao Doan and Yafeng Wu and Lei Fang and Radu Stoleru},
  journal={IEEE Network},
Improving the quality of healthcare and the prospects of "aging in place" using wireless sensor technology requires solving difficult problems in scale, energy management, data access, security, and privacy. We present AlarmNet, a novel system for assisted living and residential monitoring that uses a two-way flow of data and analysis between the front- and back-ends to enable context-aware protocols that are tailored to residents' individual patterns of living. AlarmNet integrates… CONTINUE READING
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