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International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications
Volume 2010, Article ID 628086, 18 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/628086
Research Article

Analysis of QoS Requirements for e-Health Services and Mapping to Evolved Packet System QoS Classes

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Unska 3, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia

Received 30 December 2009; Revised 20 May 2010; Accepted 19 July 2010

Academic Editor: Tasos Dagiuklas

Copyright © 2010 Lea Skorin-Kapov and Maja Matijasevic. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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