An Organisation-Based Multiagent System for Medical Emergency Assistance

  • Roberto Centeno
  • Moser Fagundes
  • Holger Billhardt
  • Sascha Ossowski
  • Juan Manuel Corchado
  • Vicente Julian
  • Alberto Fernandez
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5517)

Abstract

In this paper we present a demonstrator application for a real-world m-Health scenario: mobile medical emergency management in an urban area. Medical emergencies have a high priority given the potential life risk to the patients. And the use of advanced applications that support the different actors involved can improve the usage of appropriate resources within an acceptable response time. The demonstrator is implemented using the THOMAS approach to open multiagent system based on an organisational metaphor. This metaphor is very suitable for capturing the nature and the complexity of the mobile health domain and, thus, it provides an appropriate mechanism for developing next-generation m-Health applications.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Centeno
    • 1
  • Moser Fagundes
    • 1
  • Holger Billhardt
    • 1
  • Sascha Ossowski
    • 1
  • Juan Manuel Corchado
    • 2
  • Vicente Julian
    • 3
  • Alberto Fernandez
    • 1
  1. 1.CETINIAUniversity Rey Juan CarlosMadridSpain
  2. 2.Universidad de SalamancaSpain
  3. 3.Universidad Politecnica de ValenciaSpain

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