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An Industrial IoT Approach for Pharmaceutical Industry Growth - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128213261, 9780128213278

An Industrial IoT Approach for Pharmaceutical Industry Growth

1st Edition

Volume 2

Editors: Valentina Emilia Balas Vijender Kumar Solanki Raghvendra Kumar
Paperback ISBN: 9780128213261
eBook ISBN: 9780128213278
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 15th May 2020
Page Count: 382
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An Industrial IoT Approach for Pharmaceutical Industry Growth, Volume Two uses an innovative approach to explore how the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data can improve approaches and make discoveries. Rapid growth of the IoT has encouraged many companies in the manufacturing sector to make use of this technology to unlock its potential. Using clear language and real-world case studies, this book discusses systems level from both a human-factors point-of-view and the perspective of networking, databases, privacy and anti-spoofing. The wide variety in topics presented offers multiple perspectives on how to integrate the Internet of Things into pharmaceutical manufacturing.

This book represents a useful resource for researchers in pharmaceutical sciences, information and communication technologies, and those who specialize in healthcare and pharmacovigilance.

Key Features

  • Emphasizes efficiency in pharmaceutical manufacturing through an IoT/Big Data approach 
  • Explores cutting-edge technologies through sensor enabled environments in the pharmaceutical industry 
  • Discusses system levels from both a human-factors point-of-view and the perspective of networking, databases, privacy and anti-spoofing


Specialists, researchers, graduate students, designers, experts and engineers in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Internet of Things

Table of Contents

  1. Medical big data mining and processing in e-health care
    A. Vidhyalakshmi and C. Priya
    2. Brain_computer interfaces and their applications
    Vaibhaw, Jay Sarraf and P.K. Pattnaik
    3. Transforming pharma logistics with the Internet of things
    Anjali Jain and Deepak Kumar Sharma
    4. Drug identification and interaction checking using the Internet of Things
    K. Eswari and C. Priya
    5. Accelerating data acquisition process in the pharmaceutical industry using Internet of Things
    T. Poongodi, T. Lucia Agnesbeena, S. Janarthanan and Balamurugan Balusamy
    6. Internet of Things applications in the pharmaceutical industry
    Deepak Kumar Sharma, Saakshi Bhargava and Kartik Singhal
    7. Internet of Things: from hype to reality
    Arun Kumar Singh, Neda Firoz, Ashish Tripathi, K.K. Singh, Pushpa Choudhary and Prem Chand Vashist
    8. The Internet of Things: looking beyond the hype 231
    Devender Bhushan and Rashmi Agrawal
    9. Internet of Things: the new Rx for pharmaceutical manufacturing and supply chains 257
    Deepak Kumar Sharma, Prachi Gupta and Priety
    10. Smart cervical band: an Internet of Things- and artificial intelligence-based neck pain and cervical spondylosis healing system
    Vikram Puri, Chung Van Le, Sandeep Singh Jagdev and Long Cu Kim
    11. Medical data analysis in eHealth care for industry perspectives: applications 305
    Chandrakanta Mahanty and Brojo Kishore Mishra


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About the Editors

Valentina Emilia Balas

Valentina Emilia Balas

Valentina E. Balas is Professor in the Department of Automatics and Applied Software at the Faculty of Engineering, “Aurel Vlaicu” University of Arad, Romania. She holds a Ph.D. Cum Laude, in Applied Electronics and Telecommunications from Polytechnic University of Timisoara. Dr. Balas is author of more than 350 research papers. Her research interests are in Intelligent Systems, Fuzzy Control, Soft Computing, Smart Sensors, Information Fusion, Modeling and Simulation. She is the Editor-in Chief to IJAIP and IJCSysE journals in Inderscience, member in Editorial Board of several national and international journals and evaluator expert for national, international projects and PhD Thesis. Dr. Balas is the director of Intelligent Systems Research Centre and Director of the Department of International Relations, Programs and Projects in Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad. She is recipient of the "Tudor Tanasescu" Prize from the Romanian Academy for contributions in the field of soft computing methods (2019).

Affiliations and Expertise

Full Professor, Department of Automatics and Applied Software, Faculty of Engineering, "Aurel Vlaicu" University of Arad, Arad, Romania

Vijender Kumar Solanki

Vijender Kumar Solanki, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in Department of Computer Science & Engineering, CMR Institute of Technology (Autonomous), Hyderabad, TS, India. He has more than 11 years of academic experience in network security, IoT, Big Data, Smart City and IT. Prior to his current role, he was associated with Apeejay Institute of Technology, Greater Noida, UP, KSRCE (Autonomous) Institution, Tamilnadu, India & Institute of Technology & Science, Ghaziabad, UP, India. He has attended an orientation program at UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala & Refresher course at Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, UP, India.He has authored or co-authored more than 25 research articles that are published in journals, books and conference proceedings. He has edited or co-edited 4 books in the area of Information Technology. He teaches graduate & post graduate level courses in IT at ITS. He received Ph.D in Computer Science and Engineering from Anna University, Chennai, India in 2017 and ME, MCA from Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India in 2007 and 2004, respectively and a bachelor's degree in Science from JLN Government College, Faridabad Haryana, India in 2001.He is Editor in International Journal of Machine Learning and Networked Collaborative Engineering (IJMLNCE) ISSN 2581-3242, Associate Editor in International Journal of Information Retrieval Research (IJIRR), IGI-GLOBAL, USA,ISSN: 2155-6377 | E-ISSN: 2155-6385 also serving editorial board members with many reputed journals. He has guest edited many volumes, with IGI-Global, USA, InderScience & Many more reputed publishers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, CMR Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, TS, India

Raghvendra Kumar

Dr. Raghvendra Kumar is working as Associate Professor in Computer Science and Engineering Department at GIET University, India. He received B. Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, India, and Postdoc Fellow from Institute of Information Technology, Virtual Reality and Multimedia, Vietnam. He serves as Series Editor Internet of Everything (IOE): Security and Privacy Paradigm, Green Engineering and Technology: Concepts and Applications, publishes by CRC press, Taylor & Francis Group, USA, and Bio-Medical Engineering: Techniques and Applications, Publishes by Apple Academic Press, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, USA. He also serves as acquisition editor for Computer Science by Apple Academic Press, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, USA. He has published number of research papers in international journal (SCI/SCIE/ESCI/Scopus) and conferences including IEEE and Springer as well as serve as organizing chair (RICE-2019, 2020), volume Editor (RICE-2018), Keynote speaker, session chair, Co-chair, publicity chair, publication chair, advisory board, Technical program Committee members in many international and national conferences and serve as guest editors in many special issues from reputed journals (Indexed By: Scopus, ESCI, SCI). He also published 13 chapters in edited book published by IGI Global, Springer and Elsevier. His researches areas are Computer Networks, Data Mining, cloud computing and Secure Multiparty Computations, Theory of Computer Science and Design of Algorithms. He authored and Edited 23 computer science books in field of Internet of Things, Data Mining, Biomedical Engineering, Big Data, Robotics, and IGI Global Publication, USA, IOS Press Netherland, Springer, Elsevier, CRC Press, USA. He is Managing Editor in International Journal of Machine Learning and Networked Collaborative Engineering (IJMLNCE) ISSN 2581-3242.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, GIET University, India

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