Deployment of pHealth Services upon Always Best Connected Next Generation Network

  • Georgia N. Athanasiou
  • Dimitrios K. Lymberopoulos
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 382)


This paper deals with the deployment of personalized healthcare (pHealth) services upon new networks supporting pervasive connectivity. A profiling scheme of two levels is introduced, where health status related attributes and preferences are included in the upper-level, named Service User Profile and communication attributes compose the lower-level, named Transport User Profiles. We manage pervasive connective by means of Always Best Connected paradigm for enhancing personalization within Next Generation Network architecture.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Georgia N. Athanasiou
    • 1
  • Dimitrios K. Lymberopoulos
    • 1
  1. 1.Wire Communications Laboratory, Electrical and Computer Engineering DepartmentUniversity of PatrasRio PatrasGreece

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