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Energy-Efficient Medium Access Control (MAC) Protocols for Wireless Body Area Networks: A Survey


Aparna A. R., Malini Soman
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With recent advances in wireless networking, Wireless Body Area Networks (WBANs) became practically feasible. This paper presents a survey about energy-efficient MAC protocols for WBANs. The importance and significance of MAC protocols are discussed. Several methods that provide energy efficiency for WBANs are identified. Also highlights features of various existing MAC protocols along with their advantages and limitations.

Aparna A. R., Malini Soman

Wireless Body Area Networks (WBANs), Medium Access Control (MAC), Energy Efficiency.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 4 | July-August - 2015
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2015-08-25 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
309-315 IJSRSET151460   Technoscience Academy

Cite This Article

Aparna A. R., Malini Soman, "Energy-Efficient Medium Access Control (MAC) Protocols for Wireless Body Area Networks: A Survey", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp.309-315, July-August-2015.
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