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Indoor Air Quality Monitoring for Enhanced Healthy Buildings [chapter]

Gonçalo Marques, Rui Pitarma
2018 Indoor Environmental Quality [Working Title]  
This chapter consists of a general overview of several real-time monitoring systems developed and published by the authors.  ...  In this chapter, the authors present several new open-source and cost-effective systems that had been developed for monitoring environmental parameters, always with the aim of improving indoor air quality  ...  Acknowledgements The financial support from the Research Unit for Inland Development of the Polytechnic Institute of Guarda is acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.81478 fatcat:4biolg5a6zcchnmujjagio3jve

RFID RSS Fingerprinting System for Wearable Human Activity Recognition

Shuaieb, Oguntala, AlAbdullah, Obeidat, Asif, Abd-Alhameed, Bin-Melha, Kara-Zaïtri
2020 Future Internet  
The mapping of the analysed data against a set of reference position datasets is used to accurately track the vertical and horizontal positioning of a patient within a confined space in real-time.  ...  The proposed system uses RFID tags placed at different positions on the target body.  ...  Different authors have developed various innovative indoor systems to achieve target monitoring under different real-time conditions.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi12020033 fatcat:gpj6bjlzojenzfcrphsczg6aga

Crowd Sensing Systems: A Mini Review

W. A. F. W. Othman, S. S. N. Alhady, A. A. A. Wahab | M. H. A. Ahmad
2018 International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development  
The main purpose of crowd sensing systems is to extract information based on the crowd in environment. .  ...  The goal is to summarize the existing approach from various types, guides the creation of new systems and point toward future research directions.  ...  to accurately predict real-time occupancy, with 45 students are involved.  ... 
doi:10.31142/ijtsrd18619 fatcat:jhkony54mrcbphegwle5fkjhw4

Using Smart Virtual-Sensor Nodes to Improve the Robustness of Indoor Localization Systems

Guilherme Pedrollo, Andréa Aparecida Konzen, Wagner Ourique de Morais, Edison Pignaton de Freitas
2021 Sensors  
Indoor localization is an essential function in such e-health systems, and it typically relies on wireless sensor networks (WSN) composed of fixed and mobile nodes.  ...  Based on the coordinates of the last measured positions by the unavailable node, a neural network was trained with 4 min of not very linear data to reproduce the behavior of a sensor that become unavailable  ...  G.P. designed and implemented the proposed system, executed the reported experiments, and wrote the first draft of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21113912 fatcat:rng77qwgrnha3gx7zziienun3q

Real-time locating systems (RTLS) in healthcare: a condensed primer

Maged N Kamel Boulos, Geoff Berry
2012 International Journal of Health Geographics  
While GPS (global positioning system) has been quite successful as an outdoor real-time locating solution, it fails to repeat this success indoors.  ...  Real-time locating systems (RTLS, also known as real-time location systems) have become an important component of many existing ubiquitous location aware systems.  ...  State-of-the-art review Real-time locating systems (RTLS, also known as real-time location systems) are local systems for the identification and tracking of the location of assets and/or persons in real  ... 
doi:10.1186/1476-072x-11-25 pmid:22741760 pmcid:PMC3408320 fatcat:m2yd6m3rezh7hk46b23ozsv6ne

An Vision-Based Monitoring System for Accurate Vojta Therapy

Vaishali A. Nimbalkar, Prof. Raskar V.B
blocked connections most of the spinal cord and mind, and after a few sessions, sufferers can carry out those actions without any external stimulation.In this paper we proposed an automatic monitoring  ...  hence the name is vojta therapy.He had studied various patients with disorder in nervous and musculoskeletal system,analyzed them and concluded that therapy must be reflective locomotive type which requires  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We want to acknowledge Principal, Head of department and guide of our project for all the support and help rendered.  ... 
doi:10.17148/ijireeice.2017.5604 fatcat:p6eby4xdzzh2jbprbhjyav5bja

Air Pollution Exposure Monitoring among Pregnant Women with and without Asthma

Sandie Ha, Carrie Nobles, Jenna Kanner, Seth Sherman, Seung-Hyun Cho, Neil Perkins, Andrew Williams, William Grobman, Joseph Biggio, Akila Subramaniam, Marion Ouidir, Zhen Chen (+1 others)
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Higher indoor-monitored PM2.5 exposures were associated with smoking and the use of gas appliances. The proportion of waking-time during which personal monitors were worn was ~56%.  ...  Lower compliance was associated with exercise, smoking, being around a smoker, and the use of a prescription drug.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors also wish to thank the participants and staff involved in the study. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17134888 pmid:32645870 pmcid:PMC7369909 fatcat:gngsg7e4q5h7vlp5srpsdel2na

Integrating Statistical Machine Learning in a Semantic Sensor Web for Proactive Monitoring and Control

Jude Adeleke, Deshendran Moodley, Gavin Rens, Aderemi Adewumi
2017 Sensors  
The approach is evaluated in an indoor air quality monitoring case study.  ...  , making it possible for the system to warn occupants or even to autonomously avert the predicted pollution situations within the context of Semantic Sensor Web.  ...  Naidoo and members of his team Jafta and Miss Busisiwe Shezi, for their communications and field works on the cohort study.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17040807 pmid:28397776 pmcid:PMC5422168 fatcat:6pnv3bnsxrdz3nmwlgpndzbpgu

Crawling-induced floor dust resuspension affects the microbiota of the infant breathing zone

Heidi K. Hyytiäinen, Balamuralikrishna Jayaprakash, Pirkka V. Kirjavainen, Sampo E. Saari, Rauno Holopainen, Jorma Keskinen, Kaarle Hämeri, Anne Hyvärinen, Brandon E. Boor, Martin Täubel
2018 Microbiome  
Results: We conducted controlled chamber experiments with a simplified mechanical crawling infant robot and an adult volunteer walking over carpeted flooring.  ...  The aim of our study was to investigate how floor dust resuspension induced by an infant's crawling motion and an adult walking affects infant inhalation exposure to microbes.  ...  Statistician Asko Vepsäläinen is acknowledged for the data management and statistical analyses and support.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40168-018-0405-8 pmid:29394954 pmcid:PMC5797336 fatcat:d3mwbx4j4bbkvp53kx63mlxhua

Applications of Wireless Sensor Networks: An Up-to-Date Survey

Dionisis Kandris, Christos Nakas, Dimitrios Vomvas, Grigorios Koulouras
2020 Applied System Innovation  
The purpose of this article is to provide an up-to-date presentation of both traditional and most recent applications of Wireless Sensor Networks and hopefully not only enable the comprehension of this  ...  Next, a discussion on certain considerations that are related with each one of these specific categories takes place. Finally, concluding remarks are drawn.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/asi3010014 fatcat:xncofqsh4fcvdb33wjov7oreva

Utilizing the Improved QPSO Algorithm to Build a WSN Monitoring System

Wen-Tsai Sung, Sung-Jung Hsiao
2022 Computers Materials & Continua  
The functions of the system include automatic basketball court lighting system, monitoring of infants' sleeping posture and accidental falls of the elderly, human thermal comfort measurement and other  ...  This research uses the improved Quantum Particle Swarm Optimization (QPSO) algorithm to build an Internet of Things (IoT) life comfort monitoring system based on wireless sensing networks.  ...  Acknowledgement: This research was supported by the Department of Electrical Engineering at National Chin-Yi University of Technology.  ... 
doi:10.32604/cmc.2022.020613 fatcat:qp653xde5zevhj2j4y245asm7m

Advancements in Methods and Camera-Based Sensors for the Quantification of Respiration

Haythem Rehouma, Rita Noumeir, Sandrine Essouri, Philippe Jouvet
2020 Sensors  
However, most of these works require physical contact with the patient to produce accurate and reliable measures of the respiratory function.  ...  The purpose of this paper is to provide a review of the current advances and systems in respiratory function assessment, particularly camera-based systems.  ...  In strict real-time monitoring environments requiring continuous monitoring over long periods of time, many of the proposed systems would not be sufficient to give an accurate assessment.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20247252 pmid:33348827 pmcid:PMC7766256 fatcat:rtsckfm6gvebnciq5u3mtkhyoe


Sunyoung Kim, Eric Paulos
2009 Proceedings of the 11th international conference on Ubiquitous computing - Ubicomp '09  
We propose inAir, a tool for measuring, visualizing, and learning about indoor air quality. inAir provides historical and real-time visualizations of indoor air quality by measuring tiny hazardous airborne  ...  Good indoor air quality is a vital part of human health. Poor indoor air quality can contribute to the development of chronic respiratory diseases such as asthma, heart disease, and lung cancer.  ...  The location of the display played a significant role in engaging with the system.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1620545.1620557 dblp:conf/huc/KimP09 fatcat:i7d73gne4jgvffb4eo6hvi6jwm

Towards a Personalized Multi-Domain Digital Neurophenotyping Model for the Detection and Treatment of Mood Trajectories

Yaron Sela, Lorena Santamaria, Yair Amichai-Hamburge, Victoria Leong
2020 Sensors  
However, there are currently no commercial digital products that integrate these psychosocial metrics with the real-time measurement of neural activity.  ...  The commercial availability of many real-life smart sensors, wearables, and mobile apps provides a valuable source of information about a wide range of human behavioral, physiological, and social markers  ...  Acknowledgments: Victoria Leong and Yair Amichai-Hamburger are joint senior authors of this article. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no competing interests.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20205781 pmid:33053889 fatcat:his37f72ibhcxdu7njy3dqksli

Developing Intelligent Child Protection and Security Systems

2020 International journal for research in engineering application & management  
The working prototype model of the developed system exhibits good accuracy with reduced computational time.  ...  This project proposes an Raspberry pi based intelligent solution to assist parents in real time to track their children location.  ...  We can't monitor the child when they're outside of the vision of CCTV; the sound recorder can only be used to capture the sound, so we can't know their real-time position and the direction they've been  ... 
doi:10.35291/2454-9150.2020.0258 fatcat:rj5kebn7nzfwxfwrjwi4avahha
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