A Distributed Dynamic Mobility Architecture with Integral Cross-Layered and Context-Aware Interface for Reliable Provision of High Bitrate mHealth Services

  • András Takács
  • László Bokor
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 61)


Mobile health (mHealth) has been receiving more and more attention recently as an emerging paradigm that brings together the evolution of advanced mobile and wireless communication technologies with the vision of “connected health” aiming to deliver the right care in the right place at the right time. However, there are several cardinal problems hampering the successful and widespread deployment of mHealth services from the mobile networking perspective. On one hand, issues of continuous wireless connectivity and mobility management must be solved in future heterogeneous mobile Internet architectures with ever growing traffic demands. On the other hand, Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE) must be guaranteed in a reliable, robust and diagnostically acceptable way. In this paper we propose a context- and content-aware, jointly optimized, distributed dynamic mobility management architecture to cope with the future traffic explosion and meet the medical QoS/QoE requirements in varying environments.


eHealth mHealth reliable and scalable mHealth service provision DMM (Distributed and Dynamic Mobility Management) cross-layer (X-layer) design context-awareness content-awareness mobile IPv6 protocol family 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • András Takács
    • 1
  • László Bokor
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer and Automation Research InstituteHungarian Academy of SciencesBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Department of TelecommunicationsBudapest University of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary

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