Combination of Decision Support System (DSS) for Remote Healthcare Monitoring Using a Multi-agent Approach

  • Mohamed Achraf Dhouib
  • Lamine Bougueroua
  • Katarzyna Węgrzyn-Wolska
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 245)


This research is in the field of remote healthcare monitoring systems which propose software solutions to monitor elderly people in their own homes. Our objective is to take advantage of the technological diversity of several Decision Support Systems used to detect distress situations. We propose a multi-agent approach in which each agent encapsulates a decision support system. This encapsulation enables the real-time combination of decisions. In this paper, we present the architecture of our multi-agent system and the real-time scheduling of the collective decision process.


multi-agent system decision support system collective decision real-time scheduling remote healthcare monitoring 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed Achraf Dhouib
    • 1
  • Lamine Bougueroua
    • 1
  • Katarzyna Węgrzyn-Wolska
    • 1
  1. 1.EsigetelAvonFrance

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