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A Survey on Data Privacy Approaches in Biomedical Sensor Network

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 105 - Number 13
Year of Publication: 2014
Narasimha Kamath A
Chinthan Bhat

Narasimha Kamath A and Chinthan Bhat. Article: A Survey on Data Privacy Approaches in Biomedical Sensor Network. International Journal of Computer Applications 105(13):6-11, November 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Narasimha Kamath A and Chinthan Bhat},
	title = {Article: A Survey on Data Privacy Approaches in Biomedical Sensor Network},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {105},
	number = {13},
	pages = {6-11},
	month = {November},
	note = {Full text available}


Wireless Sensors are a new class of devices. They have the potential of capturing, processing and communicating the data to the required destination within the given timestamp. Biomedical Sensor Network (BSN) is explicitly used for constant monitoring of patients. Within the hospital or extended care environment, there is an overwhelming need for BSN for effective patient monitoring and collaborative data processing. Data privacy is the relationship between the collection and dissemination of data. Privacy concerns exist wherever personal identifiable information is collected and stored-in digital form. Improper or non-existent disclosure control can be a root cause for privacy issues. In this paper, these concerns are discussed and how they are addressed by existing systems, and also discusses current issues and solutions to the privacy concerns in a BSN based system.


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