450-6018/02 – Sensor Networks for Remote Monitoring of Biosignals (SSVMBS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Cybernetics and Biomedical EngineeringCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Martin Černý, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Martin Černý, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEIIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CER275 doc. Ing. Martin Černý, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 28+0
Combined Examination 28+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The course deals with general principles in the field of e-health, remote diagnostics, and therapy. The main areas of interest are principles of design and implementation of Body Sensor Networks. Students will be acquainted with the requirements for construction and implementation of sensors and instrumentation for measuring biological quantities suitable for eHealth applications, a methodology for development and implementation of new sensory solutions for specific diagnostic and therapeutic applications.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


Learning outcomes of the course unit The subject deals with wearables and pliable sensors. Key areas of interest are miniaturized biosensors suitable for both wearable and implantable devices, biocompatibility and materials to ensure long-term use of sensors, low-power wireless communication, integrated circuits and systems, energy harvesting, autonomous sensing, standards and integration to existing systems. Also included are non-battery solutions for modern wearable sensors, technical means, and principles of their implementation.

Compulsory literature:

YANG, Guang-Zhong. Body sensor networks. New York: Springer, 2014. ISBN 9781447163732.

Recommended literature:

FORTINO, Giancarlo, Raffaele GRAVINA a Stefano GALZARANO. Wearable computing: from modelling to implementation of wearable systems based on body sensor networks. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley, 2018.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Individual project


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Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Body Sensor Networks. methodology of development and implementation of new sensory solutions for diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Wearables - Requirements, Implementation Options, Limitations. Imposable sensors - requirements, implementation options, constraints. biocompatibility and materials to ensure long-term use of sensors low-power wireless communication energy harvesting technology standards and integration into existing systems. non-battery sensors - technical means and principles of their implementation.

Conditions for subject completion

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (P0714D150002) Cybernetics P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0714D150002) Cybernetics K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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