3rd International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare

November 21–23, 2012 | Paris, France

Final Programs of the Workshops within Mobihealth 2012 in Full


Final Program of International Workshop on “Advances in Wireless Physical Layer Communications for Emerging Healthcare Applications” (IWAWPLC 2012)

Workshop Chairs: Prof. William Scanlon (Queen’s University, Belfast, UK and University of Twente, the Netherlands) and Prof. Paolo Nepa (University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy)

Friday, November 23, 2012

10.30am - 13.00pm

  • Workshop Introduction: William Scanlon (Queen’s University of Belfast UK and University of Twente, the Netherlands)
  • Active Textile Antennas as a Platform for More Energy-Efficient and Reliable Wireless Links in Healthcare: Hendrik Rogier, Frederick Declercq, Patrick Van Torre, and Luigi Vallozzi (Ghent University, Belgium)
  • An Antenna for Footwear: Max Ammann, Patrick McEvoy, Domenico Gaetano, Louise Keating, and Frances Horgan (Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland)
  • RF Sensor for Non-Invasive Cardiopulmonary Monitoring: Andrea Serra, Ruggero Reggiannini, Riccardo Massini, and Paolo Nepa(University of Pisa, Italy)
  • Identifying Physiological Features from the Radio Propagation Signal of Low-Power Wireless Sensors: Max Munoz, Robert Foster, and Yang Hao (Queen Mary, University of London, UK)
  • Cooperative and Low-Power Wireless Sensor Network for Efficient Body-Centric Communications in Healthcare Applications: Raffaele Di Bari, Akram Alomainy, and Yang Hao (Queen Mary, University of London, UK)
  • Device-Free Indoor Localization for AAL Applications: Paolo Barsocchi, Francesco Potort`ı, and Paolo Nepa (ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy)
  • Discussion: Future Research Needs in Physical Layer Communications for mHealth: Paolo Nepa and William Scanlon

Final Program of International Workshop on “Advances in Personalized Healthcare Services, Wearable Mobile Monitoring, and Social Media Pervasive Technologies” (APHS 2012)

Workshop Chair: Emmanouil Spanakis (Computational Medicine Laboratory, Institute of Computer Science, FORTH)

Friday, November 23, 2012

14.00pm - 16.30pm

  • A Distributed Dynamic Mobility Architecture with Integral Cross-layered and Context-aware Interface for Reliable Provision of High Bitrate mHealth Services
  • Bridging social media technologies and scientific research: a twitter-enabled platform for VPH modelling
  • Depression Diagnostic and Screening Tools using Android OS Platform
  • Empowering Patients through a Patient Portal for an Improved Diabetes Management
  • E-Procurement in hospitals - An Integrated supply chain management of pharmaceutical and medical products by the usage of mobile devices
  • SNS as a Platform of the Activity Monitoring system for the Elderly
  • SIXTH: A Middleware for Supporting Ubiquitous Sensing in Personal Health Monitoring
  • Evaluating Energy Profiles as Resource of Context and as Added Value in Integrated and Pervasive Socio-Medical Technologies using LinkSmart Middleware
  • Adopting Rule-based Executions in SOA-oriented Remote Patient Monitoring Platform with an Alarm and Alert Subsystem
  • Usability evaluation methodology for advanced technology services for prevention and management of chronic conditions for the elderly