Data Processing and Analytics in FC for Healthcare 4.0

  • Khushi Shah
  • Preet Modi
  • Jitendra Bhatia
Part of the Signals and Communication Technology book series (SCT)


The integration of IoT and ML led to the development of 4.0 technology. With the help of 4.0 technology, we can deliver the benefits of IoT and ML to Healthcare industry. Healthcare 4.0 focuses on precise, timely, and effective medicine using IoT and ML. Data analysis and data processing play a crucial role in managing and exertion of this unstructured data being generated by device interactions. The two primary challenges with performing data analysis on cloud are burdensome load on cloud and the slow response time. To overcome these issues, the fog or edge computing (FC) is introduced. FC uses edge devices to perform considerable amount of computation, storage, and communication for data that needs to be immediately processed. It overcomes issues of costly bandwidths by offloading network traffic from the main channel, overcomes limitations of computing power, and also protects the sensitive IoT data.


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  • Khushi Shah
    • 1
  • Preet Modi
    • 1
  • Jitendra Bhatia
    • 1
  1. 1.Vishwakarma Government Engineering CollegeAhmedabadIndia

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