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Engineering IoT Healthcare Applications: Towards a Semantic Data Driven Sustainable Architecture

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As the number of developed sensors is growing, new Internet of Things applications are being developed. Healthcare applications offer a perfect domain for Internet of Things since they respond to the challenge of the ageing population while offering safe and quality care in the home. We present in this paper a new Internet Of Things architecture for IoT healthcare applications. The architecture focuses mainly on the principles of weak coupling and of semantic data exchange. We present a software architecture based on a message oriented middleware driven by semantic OWL messages.


  • Home care
  • Semantic representation
  • Message oriented middleware (MOM)
  • Internet-of-things
  • Health applications

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The work of Rita Zgheib is supported by a grant from Region Midi-Pyrnes and University Champollion.

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Zgheib, R., Conchon, E., Bastide, R. (2017). Engineering IoT Healthcare Applications: Towards a Semantic Data Driven Sustainable Architecture. In: Giokas, K., Bokor, L., Hopfgartner, F. (eds) eHealth 360°. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, vol 181. Springer, Cham.

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