Body Sensor Networks / Edition 1by M. Yacoub
Pub. Date: 03/28/2006
Publisher: Springer London
The last decade has witnessed a rapid surge of interest in new sensing and monitoring devices for wellbeing and healthcare. One key development in this area is wireless, wearable and implantable in vivo monitoring and intervention. A myriad of platforms are now available from both academic institutions and commercial organisations. They permit the management/i>
The last decade has witnessed a rapid surge of interest in new sensing and monitoring devices for wellbeing and healthcare. One key development in this area is wireless, wearable and implantable in vivo monitoring and intervention. A myriad of platforms are now available from both academic institutions and commercial organisations. They permit the management of patients with both acute and chronic symptoms, including diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, treatment of epilepsy and other debilitating neurological disorders. Despite extensive developments in sensing technologies, there are significant research issues related to system integration, sensor miniaturisation, low-power sensor interface, wireless telemetry and signal processing.
In the 2nd edition of this popular and authoritative reference on Body Sensor Networks (BSN), major topics related to the latest technological developments and potential clinical applications are discussed, with contents covering.
Biosensor Design, Interfacing and Nanotechnology
Wireless Communication and Network Topologies
Communication Protocols and Standards
Energy Harvesting and Power Delivery
Ultra-low Power Bio-inspired Processing
Multi-sensor Fusion and Context Aware Sensing
Wearable, Ingestible Sensor Integration and Exemplar Applications
System Integration and Wireless Sensor Microsystems
The book also provides a comprehensive review of the current wireless sensor development platforms and a step-by-step guide to developing your own BSN applications through the use of the BSN development kit.
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Table of Contents
Preface.- Introduction - Guang-Zhong Yang, Omer Aziz, Richard Kwasnicki, Robert Merrifield, Ara Darzi and Benny Lo.- Biosensors and Sensor Systems - Danny O'Hare.- Biosensor Design with Molecular Engineering and Nanotechnology - Thao T Lee, Christopher J Johnson, Jakub Trzebinski and Anthony E G Cass.- Wireless Communication - Henry Higgins.- Network Topologies, Communication Protocols and Standards - Javier Espina, Thomas Falck, Athanasia Panousopoulou, Lars Schmitt, Oliver Mülhens and Guang-Zhong Yang.- Energy Harvesting and Power Delivery - Eric Yeatman and Paul Mitcheson.- Towards Ultra-Low Power Bio-Inspired Processing - Leila Shepherd, Timothy G. Constandinou and Chris Toumazou.- Multi-Sensor Fusion - Guang-Zhong Yang, Javier Andreu-Perez, Xiaopeng Hu and Surapa Thiemjarus.- Context Aware Sensing - Surapa Thiemjarus and Guang-Zhong Yang.- Autonomic Sensing - Benny Lo, Athanasia Panousopoulou, Surapa Thiemjarus and Guang-Zhong Yang.- Wireless Sensor Microsystem Design: A Practical Perspective - Lei Wang, David R. S. Cumming, Paul A. Hammond, Jonathon M.Cooper, Erik A. Johannessen, Kamen Ivanov.- Wearable Sensor Integration and Bio-motion Capture: A Practical Perspective - Zhiqiang Zhang, Athanasia Panousopoulou and Guang-Zhong Yang.- Appendix A - Wireless Sensor Development Platforms - Benny Lo and Guang-Zhong Yang.- Appendix B - BSN Software and Development Tools - Joshua Ellul, Benny Lo and Guang-Zhong Yang.- Index.
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