A Study of Medication Adherence Using Textile Proximity Sensor

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  • Ho, Jong Gab (Dept. of Medical IT Engineering, Soonchunhyang University) ;
  • Wang, Changwon (Dept. of Medical IT Engineering, Soonchunhyang University) ;
  • Min, Se Dong (Dept. of Medical IT Engineering, Soonchunhyang University)
  • Received : 2016.06.08
  • Accepted : 2016.06.28
  • Published : 2016.07.01


The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether to take a medicine based on a measuring data using textile proximity sensor. We developed a proximity sensor of ring type using conductive textile, and acquired a data in accordance with the quantity of each pills. To evaluate our approach, we designed an experimental protocol that is counting pills subtracting the one which contains range of 0 T(Tablet, 4,100mg) from 20 T. And, The experiments were performed a nine times in the same way. In order to remove a noise and smoothen data, data preprocessing were performed using resampling method and moving average filter which has ten points. Then, we calculated a linear trend line equation, and analyzed a correlation between pill quantity and trend line equation. As a results, correlation coefficient was shown at 0.833 through using a Spearman's correlation method and we could be determined that data was continuos decreases when take a medicine.


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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