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Development Of Fuzzy Logic Based Wristband For Healthcare

퍼지 논리 기반의 건강관리용 팔목 밴드 개발

  • Hwang, Heesoo (Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Halla University)
  • 황희수 (한라대학교 전기전자과)
  • Received : 2017.02.03
  • Accepted : 2017.05.12
  • Published : 2017.05.31

Abstract

As the elderly population increases, real-time personal health monitoring is gaining new ground with advances in wireless communications. Such an approach is particularly beneficial to elderly and physically challenged people, as well as those who live alone and are not be able to seek help in case of medical emergencies. The aim of this study is to implement a wearable band which monitors personal vital signs, such as the body temperature and heart rate, and assists with healthcare decisions using a fuzzy logic based decision support system. Since the vital sign data measured from sensors are imprecise and their normal variation with age is nonlinear and not crisp, a fuzzy system is employed to deal with this imprecise or uncertain information. The proposed wearable band is designed to continuously capture and transmit vital signs and healthcare decisions to suitable apps developed for smartphones. In this way, health alerts can be sent to the guardian or caregiver who is registered in the apps.

Keywords

Body Temperature;Fuzzy-Logic;Heart-Rate;Heathcare-Band;Vital Signs

Acknowledgement

Supported by : (주)모비턴트

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