Monitoring and analysis of vital signs of a patient through a multi-agent application system

  • Daniel Hernández De La Iglesia
  • Gabriel Villarrubia González
    ACM Member
  • Alberto López Barriuso
    ACM Member
  • Álvaro Lozano Murciego
    ACM Member
  • Jorge Revuelta Herrero
    ACM Member


In the medical environment, the clinical study of the most basic vital signs of a patient represents the simplest and most effective way to detect and monitor health problems. There are many diseases that can be diagnosed and controlled through regular monitoring of these medical data. The purpose of this study is to develop a monitoring and tracking system for the various vital signs of a patient. In particular, this work focuses on the design of a multi-agent architecture composed of virtual organizations with capabilities to integrate different medical sensors on an open, low-cost hardware platform. This system integrates hardware and software elements needed for the routine measurement of vital signs, performed by the patient or caregiver without having to go to a medical center.
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