Issue No.05 - May (2008 vol.41)
Upkar Varshney , Georgia State University
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2008.157
Healthcare providers could use ad hoc networks to supplement the sometimes spotty and unreliable coverage of infrastructure-oriented wireless networks for patient monitoring. A proposed incentive-based approach encourages devices to cooperate as routers, significantly improving message delivery reliability.
ad hoc networks, healthcare monitoring, incentive-based routers
Upkar Varshney, "Improving Wireless Health Monitoring Using Incentive-Based Router Cooperation", Computer, vol.41, no. 5, pp. 56-62, May 2008, doi:10.1109/MC.2008.157