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Design and Analysis of Energy Efficient Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN) for Health Monitoring

  • Aakriti Khanna
  • Vaibhav Chaudhary
  • Sindhu Hak Gupta
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10990)

Abstract

Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN) is an upcoming research area of Wireless Sensor Networks. In WBAN, wireless sensors are either implanted within human body or worn over body to examine physiological strictures like blood pressure rate, body temperature, blood glucose level. Main emphasis is laid on making WBAN energy efficient. Network stability and increased throughput are also areas of prime concern for WBAN. Modified SIMPLE (Stable Increased Multi-hop Protocol Link Efficiency) cluster level protocol (M-SIMPLE) has been proposed and implemented. M-SIMPLE is capable of performing single and multi-hop whereas in most of the other existing protocols either of the one is possible. A cost function is required to select a parent node which comprises maximum residual energy and has minimum distance from sink. Optimal number of cluster heads are chosen to increase the efficiency. Improved stability and packet delivery is achieved which further improves the efficiency of the network.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aakriti Khanna
    • 1
  • Vaibhav Chaudhary
    • 1
  • Sindhu Hak Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Amity School of Engineering and TechnologyAmity UniversityNoidaIndia

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