Supporting Medical Emergencies by MAS

  • Roberto Centeno
  • Moser Fagundes
  • Holger Billhardt
  • Sascha Ossowski
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5559)

Abstract

In the emerging field of m-Health, advanced applications provide healthcare to people anywhere, anytime using broadband and wireless communications, as well as mobile computing devices. The notion of Service-Oriented Multi-Agent Systems (SOMAS) that has recently been proposed appears to adequately capture the requirements of applications in this field. The THOMAS abstract architecture and software platform supports the construction of SOMAS around an organisational metaphor. In this paper we present an application prototype built on top of THOMAS for a real-world mHealth scenario: mobile medical emergency management in an urban area.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Centeno
    • 1
  • Moser Fagundes
    • 1
  • Holger Billhardt
    • 1
  • Sascha Ossowski
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Intelligent Information Technologies (CETINIA)University Rey Juan CarlosMadridSpain

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