Program


May 27, 2010

 

09:00 - 09:10 Opening Session

09:10 - 09:55 Keynote Speaker

Telemedicine Experience in Africa
Chair: Prof. Joel Rodrigues
Prof. Sinclair Wynchank, South African Medical Research Council
Ms Jill Fortuin, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa

10:00 - 11:00 Technical Session 1

eHealth Communications
Chair: Prof. Eric Addeo
1. Urgency-based MAC Protocol for Wireless Sensor Body Area Networks
2. A Body-Coupled Communication and Radio Frequency Dual Technology Cooperation Protocol for Body-Area Networks
3. Use of Data Replication in WSNs Directed to Special Needs
4. A Proxy-based Mobility Solution for Critical WSN Applications

11:00 - 11:20 Coffee break

11:20 - 12:20 Technical Session 2

eHealth Applications
Chair: Prof. Pascal Lorenz
1. An Electronic Health Care - Cardiac Monitoring System
2. Personal eMonitors. An open e-health, real-time mobile platform for the acquisition, analysis and processing of medical data
3. RFID Components, Applications and Alternatives in Healthcare Settings
4. Energy Efficient Wireless Body Sensor Networks for Health Care Applications

12:20 Closing Session (includes the presentation of Best Paper Award)

The following paper has been selected as the "Best Paper" based on the reviews of the original submission, the camera-ready version, and the presentation during the conference.

"A Body-Coupled Communication and Radio Frequency Dual Technology Cooperation Protocol for Body-Area Networks"
Steven Corroy, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Antonios Argyriou, University of Thessaly, Greece
Zubair Wadood, K.U. Leuven, Belgium
Heribert Baldus, Philips Research Europe, Germany

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