Security Based Semantic Context Awareness System for M2M Ubiquitous Healthcare Service

  • Yunjeong Choi
  • Inshil Doh
  • Seung-Soo Park
  • Ki-Joon Chae
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 214)


The data and information from heterogeneous embedded devices lead to security and communication problems in M2M environment. Even under the situation where the low-level information causes interoperability problems, these devices should be able to communicate with each other in safe, efficient and right manner without the help of server or human intervention. In this paper, we propose a security based context aware U-healthcare system based on user authentication and data aggregation. Our system can support medical decision-making and inferences using Knowledge Machine (KM), which is a mature knowledge representation language. We design and implement frame-based ontology and rules for semantic reasoning using LISP+KM combination. We especially describe the context query, and then show the progress made towards proper and reasonable inference and prediction. In experiments, we showed the feasibility of our proposed system by adding intentional abnormal/informal situation data.


U-healthcare system M2M communication Context reasoning and inference Knowledge representation Security Authentication 



This research was supported by Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (201201945).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yunjeong Choi
    • 1
  • Inshil Doh
    • 2
  • Seung-Soo Park
    • 2
  • Ki-Joon Chae
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringKonkuk UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringEwha Womans UniversitySeoulKorea

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