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Wireless Personal Communications

, Volume 101, Issue 3, pp 1519–1537 | Cite as

Enhancement of the Traffic Differentiation Architecture for WBAN Based on IEEE 802.15.4

  • Sabri KhssibiEmail author
  • Adrien Van Den Bossche
  • Hanen Idoudi
  • Leila Azouz Saidane
  • Thierry Val
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Abstract

In the healthcare domain, Wireless Body Area Network has emerged as a vital technology that is capable of providing better methods to diagnose various hazardous diseases. The CANet projet is a project that proposes alternative monitoring solutions. This paper studies the possibility of transmitting different types of information through an IEEE 802.15.4 MAC layer that not supports the transmission of heterogeneous information. We have proposed an extension to the MAC layer which makes possible the transmission of various information types. This solution designed by “diffrentiation layer” uses a purge function to ensure the use of CAP and CFP by the same node in the same superframe and allows the differentiation between several information. Our results show that our solution is reliable under worst-case.

Keywords

IEEE 802.15.4 QoS E-Health WBAN CANet project 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IRIT, UMR 5505 - CNRSUniversite de ToulouseBlagnac CedexFrance
  2. 2.National School of Computer ScienceUniversity of ManoubaManoubaTunisia

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