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A Survey on Context-Aware Sensing for Body Sensor Networks

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Context awareness in Body Sensor Networks (BSNs) has the significance of associating physiological user activity and the environment to the sensed signals of the user. The context information derived from a BSN can be used in pervasive healthcare monitoring for relating importance to events and specifically for accurate episode detection. In this paper, we address the issue of context-aware sensing in BSNs, and survey different techniques for deducing context awareness.

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B. Korel and S. Koo, "A Survey on Context-Aware Sensing for Body Sensor Networks," Wireless Sensor Network, Vol. 2 No. 8, 2010, pp. 571-583. doi: 10.4236/wsn.2010.28069.

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