11 March 2015 Platform-dependent optimization considerations for mHealth applications
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Modern mobile devices contain integrated sensors that enable multitude of applications in such fields as mobile health (mHealth), entertainment, sports, etc. Human physical activity monitoring is one of such the emerging applications. There exists a range of challenges that relate to activity monitoring tasks, and, particularly, exploiting optimal solutions and architectures for respective mobile software application development.

This work addresses mobile computations related to integrated inertial sensors for activity monitoring, such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, integrated global positioning system (GPS) and WLAN-based positioning, that can be used for activity monitoring. Some of the aspects will be discussed in this paper. Each of the sensing data sources has its own characteristics such as specific data formats, data rates, signal acquisition durations etc., and these specifications affect energy consumption. Energy consumption significantly varies as sensor data acquisition is followed by data analysis including various transformations and signal processing algorithms. This paper will address several aspects of more optimal activity monitoring implementations exploiting state-of-the-art capabilities of modern platforms.
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Sahak Kaghyan, David Akopian, Hakob G. Sarukhanyan, "Platform-dependent optimization considerations for mHealth applications", Proc. SPIE 9411, Mobile Devices and Multimedia: Enabling Technologies, Algorithms, and Applications 2015, 94110K (11 March 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2080905; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2080905
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