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Issue No.06 - November/December (2006 vol.21)
pp: 55-62
Jesus Favela , CICESE
Marcela D. Rodr?guez , Autonomous University of Baja California
ABSTRACT
This article is part of a special issue on Intelligent Agents in Healthcare. Hospitals are natural candidates for pervasive computing technology, but they have significant privacy requirements. Autonomous agents can help developers design privacy-aware systems for pervasive healthcare environments. An extension of the SALSA agent framework incorporates customizable privacy mechanisms to adapt applications to a certain quality-of-privacy level, thereby harnessing the properties of autonomous agents. An implementation of a context-aware pervasive hospital application shows how this framework can help developers manage user privacy.
INDEX TERMS
autonomous agents, healthcare applications, privacy-aware computing, pervasive computing
CITATION
Jesus Favela, Marcela D. Rodr?guez, "Privacy-Aware Autonomous Agents for Pervasive Healthcare", IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol.21, no. 6, pp. 55-62, November/December 2006, doi:10.1109/MIS.2006.118
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