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Adaptive network selection mechanism for telecardiology system in developing countries

Yew, H. T. and Supriyanto, E. and Satria, M. H. and Hau, Y. W. (2016) Adaptive network selection mechanism for telecardiology system in developing countries. In: 3rd IEEE EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics, BHI 2016, 24 February 2016 through 27 February 2016, Las Vegas; United States.

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Abstract

Inadequate telecommunication infrastructure is one of the main reason of drawback on telecardiology implementation in developing countries. A new network selection algorithm is proposed to overcome this problem by providing adaptive heterogeneous networks. The proposed algorithm finds the most suitable wireless network according to user's health condition and service requirements. This algorithm adaptively adjusts the user bandwidth requirement by deactivating the lowest priority service level. The priority deactivation will provide sufficient bandwidth to support the higher priority service level when the best network has limited capacity. Simulation results show that the proposed algorithm improves the quality of services, cost effective and adaptive to the best networks. It outperforms conventional bandwidth based handover algorithm for telecardiology application.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Bandwidth, Cost effectiveness, Developing countries, Health, Heterogeneous networks, Information science
Subjects:Q Science > QH Natural history
Divisions:Biosciences and Medical Engineering
ID Code:73285
Deposited By: Muhammad Atiff Mahussain
Deposited On:21 Nov 2017 16:17
Last Modified:21 Nov 2017 16:17

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