A U-HealthCare System for Home Monitoring

  • Giovanna Sannino
  • Giuseppe De Pietro
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 153)


This paper presents an advanced ubiquitous system for home health monitoring. The main goal of the research presented in this paper is to develop a user-friendly and context-aware system that uses a rule-based Decision Support System to elaborate the data captured by the sensors. The paper also describes a case study where important benefits for patients have been revealed thanks to the use of the proposed home health monitoring system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanna Sannino
    • 1
  • Giuseppe De Pietro
    • 1
  1. 1.National Research Council of ItalyInstitute of High Performance Computing and NetworkingNaplesItaly

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