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Spatially-resolved estimation of personal dosage of airborne particulates for ambulatory subjects using wearable sensors

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 IEEE EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Health Informatics (BHI)
Pages29-32
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5386-2405-0
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Apr 2018
EventIEEE International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics
(BHI-2018)
- Treasure Island Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, United States
Duration: 4 Mar 20187 Mar 2018
https://bhi-bsn.embs.org/2018/#

Conference

ConferenceIEEE International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics
(BHI-2018)
Abbreviated titleBHI-2018
CountryUnited States
CityLas Vegas
Period4/03/187/03/18
Internet address

Abstract

This paper describes a novel method for continuous estimation of personal dosage of airborne particulates for ambulatory subjects using a body sensor network comprising of a wearable particle counter for monitoring the concentration of airborne particulates (PM10/2.5), and a respiratory monitor worn as a patch on the chest for recording breathing rate and flow. Both the devices communicate wirelessly over BLE with an Android mobile phone which serves as a gateway to Google Cloud for storage, and sensor data analytics. A security policy is described for dealing with the personal and spatially-resolved nature of the sensor data which balances feasibility with levels of privacy and security. Sample results are presented for the personal dose profile for a healthy subject in an indoor microenvironment, and a spatio-temporal dose profile for a person walking outdoors in an urban environment.

    Research areas

  • biomedical measurement, body sensor networks, cloud computing, medical computing, patient monitoring, pneumodynamics, security of data, smart phones, Android mobile phone, Google Cloud, airborne particulates, ambulatory subjects, body sensor network, breathing flow, breathing rate, personal dosage, personal dose profile, respiratory monitor, security policy, sensor data analytics, urban environment, wearable particle counter, wearable sensors, Atmospheric measurements, Biomedical monitoring, Monitoring, Particle measurements, Pollution measurement, Security, Smart phones

Event

IEEE International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics
(BHI-2018)

4/03/187/03/18

Las Vegas, United States

Event: Conference

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