Multi Agent Application for Chronic Patients: Monitoring and Detection of Remote Anomalous Situations

  • Daniel HernándezEmail author
  • Gabriel Villarrubia
  • Alberto L. Barriuso
  • Álvaro Lozano
  • Jorge Revuelta
  • Juan F. De Paz
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 616)


The clinical study of the most basic vital signs of a patient represents the simplest and most effective way to detect and monitor health problems. There are many diseases that can be diagnosed and controlled through regular monitoring of these medical data. The purpose of this study is to develop a monitoring and tracking system for the various vital signs of a patient. In particular, this work focuses on the design of a multi-agent architecture composed of virtual organizations with capabilities to integrate different medical sensors on an open, low-cost hardware platform. This system integrates hardware and software elements needed for the routine measurement of vital signs, performed by the patient or caregiver without having to go to a medical center.


WNS Home care Healthcare sensors PANGEA 



The research of Alberto L. Barriuso has been co-financed by the European Social Fund (Operational Programme 2014-2020 for Castilla y León, EDU/128/2015 BOCYL).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Hernández
    • 1
    Email author
  • Gabriel Villarrubia
    • 1
  • Alberto L. Barriuso
    • 1
  • Álvaro Lozano
    • 1
  • Jorge Revuelta
    • 1
  • Juan F. De Paz
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and AutomationUniversity of SalamancaSalamancaSpain

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