This chapter summarizes the existing review articles in the field of monitoring and diagnosing older adults at risk of health deterioration, in the context of smart-homes. We provide taxonomy of these notable review articles, characterizing their aims and reviewing approaches of proposed monitoring systems capable of detecting health threats in smart-home settings. We included reviews, which focus on describing technology, applications, costs, and quality of monitoring services. These reviews greatly help to orientate in the assortment of available monitoring solutions for various scenarios.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDistributed Computing and Monitoring Technologies for Older Patients
Number of pages12
PublisherSpringer VS
Publication date1 Jan 2016
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-27023-4
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-27024-1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016
SeriesSpringerBriefs in Computer Science


  • Ambient assisted living (AAL)
  • Application
  • Cost
  • Patient monitoring systems
  • Quality of service (QoS)
  • Review
  • Smart-home projects
  • Taxonomy
  • Technology


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