Monitoring Parkinson’s Disease in Smart Cities

@article{Alhussein2017MonitoringPD,
  title={Monitoring Parkinson’s Disease in Smart Cities},
  author={Musaed Alhussein},
  journal={IEEE Access},
  year={2017},
  volume={5},
  pages={19835-19841}
}
Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is one of the most severe neurological diseases prevalent in the world. A neurodegenerative disease, it impairs the body’s balance, damages motor skills, and leads to disorder in speech production. These problems also affect decision-making processes and the expression of emotions. In this paper, we propose a PD monitoring framework for use in smart cities. Using this framework, city residents will have their health constantly monitored and get feedback on their PD… CONTINUE READING

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  • Several experiments were performed, with the results demonstrating that the proposed framework can achieve 97.2% accuracy in detecting PD.None INDEX TERMS Smart cities, health monitoring, Parkinson’s disease, cloud computing.

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