Cardioids-based faster authentication and diagnosis of remote cardiovascular patients

Sufi, F, Khalil, I and Habib, I 2011, 'Cardioids-based faster authentication and diagnosis of remote cardiovascular patients', Security and Communication Networks, vol. 4, no. 11, pp. 1351-1368.


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Title Cardioids-based faster authentication and diagnosis of remote cardiovascular patients
Author(s) Sufi, F
Khalil, I
Habib, I
Year 2011
Journal name Security and Communication Networks
Volume number 4
Issue number 11
Start page 1351
End page 1368
Total pages 18
Publisher Wiley
Abstract In recent times, dealing with deaths associated with cardiovascular diseases (CVD) has been one of the most challenging issues. The usage of mobile phones and portable Electrocardiogram (ECG) acquisition devices can mitigate the risks associated with CVD by providing faster patient diagnosis and patient care. The existing technologies entail delay in patient authentication and diagnosis. However, for the cardiologists minimizing the delay between a possible CVD symptom and patient care is crucial, as this has a proven impact in the longevity of the patient. Therefore, every second counts in terms of patient authentication and diagnosis. In this paper, we introduce the concept of Cardioid based patient authentication and diagnosis. According to our experimentations, the authentication time can be reduced from 30.64 s (manual authentication in novice mobile user) to 0.4398 s (automated authentication). Our ECG based patient authentication mechanism is up to 4878 times faster than conventional biometrics like, face recognition. The diagnosis time could be improved from several minutes to less than 0.5 s (cardioid display on a single screen). Therefore, with our presented mission critical alerting mechanism on wireless devices, minutes worth of tasks can be reduced to seconds, without compromising the accuracy of authentication and quality of diagnosis.
Subject Distributed and Grid Systems
Keyword(s) mission critical alerting
cardiovascular disease detection
remote monitoring
wireless monitoring
patient authentication
cardioid
DOI - identifier 10.1002/sec.262
Copyright notice Copyright © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
ISSN 1939-0122
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