Encyclopedia of Wireless Networks

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Molecular Event Detection

  • Reza MosayebiEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32903-1_230-1



Molecular event detection is one of the key challenges in many microscale revolutionary applications, such as environmental and health monitoring and disease diagnosis, which deals with detecting undesired signals at the nano- and microscales.

Historical Background

One of the key challenges in disease diagnosis and health monitoring applications is the problem of event detection, e.g., early tumor detection, which has received significant attention in medicine and other related fields (Chen et al., 2016; Wuab and Qu, 2015). Upon detecting tumor (event), a drug can be released at an appropriate rate to mitigate the effect of tumor (Chude-Okonkwo et al., 2017). This motivates the investigation of event detection at microscale using molecular communications.

Event detection has been extensively studied in different fields (Chandola et al., 2009). In this context, event is also...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sharif University of TechnologyTehranIran

Section editors and affiliations

  • Adam Noel
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Warwick, UKWarwickUK