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Human–Computer Interaction Series

Pervasive Health

State-of-the-art and Beyond

Editors: Holzinger, Andreas, Ziefle, Martina, Röcker, Carsten (Eds.)

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  • The first book to integrate the various aspects of pervasive healthcare systems in a single volume
  • Current and comprehensive overview of the field laying the groundwork for further research
  • Interdisciplinary team of editors and authors provides a holistic and well-balanced introduction into the topic of pervasive healthcare systems
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About this book

Providing a comprehensive introduction into an overview of the field of pervasive healthcare applications, this volume incorporates a variety of timely topics ranging from medical sensors and hardware infrastructures, to software platforms and applications and addresses issues of user experience and technology acceptance.

The recent developments in the area of information and communication technologies have laid the groundwork for new patient-centred healthcare solutions. While the majority of computer-supported healthcare tools designed in the last decades focused mainly on supporting care-givers and medical personnel, this trend changed with the introduction of pervasive healthcare technologies, which provide supportive and adaptive services for a broad variety and diverse set of end users.

With contributions from key researchers the book integrates the various aspects of pervasive healthcare systems including application design, hardware development, system implementation, hardware and software infrastructures as well as end-user aspects providing an excellent overview of this important and evolving field.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • From Computer Innovation to Human Integration: Current Trends and Challenges for Pervasive HealthTechnologies

    Pages 1-17

    Röcker, Carsten (et al.)

  • On Challenges Designing the Home as a Place for Care

    Pages 19-45

    Grönvall, Erik (et al.)

  • EHealth Applications for Those in Need: Making Novel Interaction Technologies Accessible

    Pages 47-68

    Böcker, Martin (et al.)

  • The Innovation Binder Approach: A Guide Towards a Social-Technical Balanced Pervasive Health System

    Pages 69-99

    Jacobs, A. (et al.)

  • The Brain Computer Interface: Barriers to Becoming Pervasive

    Pages 101-129

    Lightbody , G. (et al.)

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eBook 91,62 €
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Hardcover 114,39 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-4471-6412-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Softcover 114,39 €
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  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pervasive Health
Book Subtitle
State-of-the-art and Beyond
Editors
  • Andreas Holzinger
  • Martina Ziefle
  • Carsten Röcker
Series Title
Human–Computer Interaction Series
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-6413-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-6413-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4471-6412-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-6998-7
Series ISSN
1571-5035
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 365
Number of Illustrations
114 b/w illustrations
Topics