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Challenges and Research Directions in Medical Cyber-Physical Systems - Part 1

Prof. Insup Lee (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

Recorded 21 September 2012 in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

Event: ntass 2012 - Nano-Tera/Artist Summer School 2012


Medical cyber-physical systems (MCPS) are life-critical, context-aware, networked systems of medical devices. These systems are increasingly used in hospitals to provide high-quality continuous care for patients. The need to design complex MCPS that are both safe and effective has presented numerous challenges, including achieving high assurance in system software, interoperability, context-aware intelligence, autonomy, security and privacy, and device certification. In this talk, I discuss these challenges in developing MCPS and present some of our work in addressing them, and several open research issues.

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