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A Review of Energy Efficiency in Wireless Body Area/Sensor Networks, With Emphasis on MAC Protocol

Ogheneochuko Ubrurhe, Nigel Houlden, Peter S. Excell
2020 Annals of Emerging Technologies in Computing  
This paper presents a review of the concept of WBANs with a focus on the mechanism of data communication over the wireless medium.  ...  The sensor is capable of measuring any parameter which it has been designed to read, for example the heartrate and the body temperature.  ...  Energy harvesters powering wireless sensor networks and energy demand reduction at various stages from hardware design to protocols for medium access control, data collection, and www.aetic.theiaer.org  ... 
doi:10.33166/aetic.2020.01.001 fatcat:pkhiajrfqzb7bkdazpekerpaj4

IEEE Access Special Section Editorial: Body Area Networks For Interdisciplinary Research

Mubashir Husain Rehmani, Ejaz Ahmed, Samee U. Khan, Milena Radenkovic
2016 IEEE Access  
Meyer, for their help in the success of this Special Section.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT We would like to sincerely thank all the authors and reviewers for the tremendous efforts towards the success of this special issue.  ...  MEDIUM ACCESS CONTROL PROTOCOLS FOR BODY AREA NETWORKS Medium Access Control (MAC) protocols in Body Area Networks play an important role for channel access.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2016.2580464 fatcat:6bylu6vpybgmrkruuecvrs2mhi

Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Wireless Sensor Network Systems

Jiangchuan Liu, Jiannong Cao, Xiang-Yang Li, Limin Sun, Dan Wang, EdithC-H Ngai
2010 EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking  
The first paper "Ambient data collection with wireless sensor networks" presents a general survey of the current data collection designs for wireless sensor networks.  ...  Such a network consists of many small sensor nodes with sensing, control, data processing, communications, and networking capabilities.  ...  radio activation polices into a high performance distributed queuing medium access control (DQ-MAC) protocol.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2010/439890 fatcat:gco6wfrdhjhphgjyuzw7h362ky

A Survey of Medium Access Control Protocols in Wireless Sensor Network

Adebayo Segun, Akinwunmi A.O, Ogunti E.O
2015 International Journal of Computer Applications  
It highlights the current state of the Medium Access Control (MAC) protocol in WSN with a view to advance the research in the field.  ...  The followings attributes should be considered when designing a good MAC protocol for the wireless sensor networks [2]:  ...  MAC PROTOCOLS FOR WSN The medium access control protocols for the wireless sensor networks can be classified broadly into two categories namely: schedule based and contention based.  ... 
doi:10.5120/20465-9980 fatcat:dj74uw5lnfdmvkl2rcnlth7eny

Simplification of Home Automation System Using Various Sensors, Actuators and Control System

Shannay Rawal, M Ramachandran, Vishal Fegade, U Ragavendran
2018 International Journal of Engineering & Technology  
In this article, we are discussing various sensors, actuators and control systems utilized for the home automation systems.  ...  Advanced sensor technology with Wireless advancement expands our sensing competencies by linking communication networks and physical world which enables wide-ranging applications in respect of home automation  ...  To overcome this, we need to design a congestion control sensor network implemented at Medium and low complexity with Access transport layer rather than Control layer.  ... 
doi:10.14419/ijet.v7i3.1.17081 fatcat:vxhncuvinng7hjhnnrlwyhkodq

Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks: A Review of Recent Issues and Challenges

Khalid Mahmood Awan, Peer Azmat Shah, Khalid Iqbal, Saira Gillani, Waqas Ahmad, Yunyoung Nam
2019 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing  
Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks (UWSNs) contain several components such as vehicles and sensors that are deployed in a specific acoustic area to perform collaborative monitoring and data collection  ...  In this paper, a survey of UWSN regarding underwater communication channel, environmental factors, localization, media access control, routing protocols, and effect of packet size on communication is conducted  ...  [29] combine different media access control protocols in a suite called Adaptive Multimode Medium Access Control for Underwater Acoustic Networks, because no single protocol can complete the requirements  ... 
doi:10.1155/2019/6470359 fatcat:zwfjxuvoizaeppr2zhdelpxxmm

Survey and Analysis of Medium Access Control Protocols for Wireless Sensor Network

Suchita Jogi
2013 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
So the medium access protocol (MAC) for wireless sensor network must be energy efficient.  ...  Therefore, shared access of the channel requires the establishment of a MAC protocol among the sensor nodes. The objective of the MAC protocol is to regulate access to the shared wireless medium.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their helpful feedback, suggestions and comments, if any, to improve the presentation of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0661-1346976 fatcat:qqz3ppvhsfcvzc7penmffb5k3y

Wireless sensor networks powered by ambient energy harvesting (WSN-HEAP) - Survey and challenges

Winston K.G. Seah, Zhi Ang Eu, Hwee-Pink Tan
2009 2009 1st International Conference on Wireless Communication, Vehicular Technology, Information Theory and Aerospace & Electronic Systems Technology  
This paper surveys related research and discusses the challenges of designing networking protocols for such WSNs powered by ambient energy harvesting.  ...  Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) research has predominantly assumed the use of a portable and limited energy source, viz. batteries, to power sensors.  ...  Many ultra-low power medium access control (MAC) protocols have been proposed for WSNs.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wirelessvitae.2009.5172411 fatcat:5uw2xmixg5fz7drq5ymp6ubcsm

Spatial Correlation Based Medium Access Control Protocol Using DSR & AODV Routing In Wireless Sensor Networks For Energy Efficient Data Collection

Ashutosh Kumar
2013 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
In Wireless sensor network sensor nodes have a limited battery life and their efficient utilization is a very much importent task.  ...  The performance of the proposed protocol has been examined and evaluated with the NS-2 simulator in terms of packet drop ratio and energy consumption.  ...  Spatial Correlation Based Medium Access Control Protocol Using DSR & AODV Routing In Wireless B. Pseudocode For The Proposed Model Is V.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0661-1525458 fatcat:bcjmdfhdcvarrnddf6iewtqwne

A dual-band wireless energy transfer protocol for heterogeneous sensor networks powered by RF energy harvesting

Prusayon Nintanavongsa, M. Yousof Naderi, Kaushik R. Chowdhury
2013 2013 International Computer Science and Engineering Conference (ICSEC)  
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first wireless energy transfer protocol for heterogeneous frequency RF energy harvesting, and through a combination of experimentation and simulation studies,  ...  We study the effective energy transfer that is achieved under these circumstances, and then design a link layer protocol called RF-HSN that optimizes the energy delivery to energyhungry sensors with the  ...  Lewis for his contribution. This material is based upon work supported by the US National Science Foundation under Grant No. CNS-1143681.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsec.2013.6694814 fatcat:trgqbjvjrbdenjg5lns6h6aeiy

Spatially- and temporally-adaptive communication protocols for zero-maintenance sensor networks relying on opportunistic energy scavenging

Xuejing He, Robert P. Dick, Russ Joseph
2012 Proceedings of the eighth IEEE/ACM/IFIP international conference on Hardware/software codesign and system synthesis - CODES+ISSS '12  
Wireless sensor networks allow scientists to gather data from remote, difficult to access, and dangerous locations.  ...  Sensor nodes using ambient energy sources become temporarily active at unpredictable but possibly correlated times.  ...  The limited predictability of ambient power sources reduces designer control of wireless sensor networks.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2380445.2380485 dblp:conf/codes/HeDJ12 fatcat:5d4mkemda5altlqdv77iyiiogm

Energy Harvesting - Wireless Sensor Networks for Indoors Applications Using IEEE 802.11

Xenofon Fafoutis, Thomas Sørensen, Jan Madsen
2014 Procedia Computer Science  
RTX4100 incorporates a wireless protocol that duty-cycles the radio while being compatible with IEEE 802.11 access points.  ...  The investigation is based on a prototype carbon dioxide sensor node that is powered by artificial indoors light. The wireless communication module of the sensor node is based on the RTX4100 module.  ...  The Medium Access Control (MAC) layer plays a key role in wireless sensor networks.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2014.05.523 fatcat:nzolxtgilzhipeghdeqynnsdge

Handling QoS Traffic in Wireless Sensor Networks [chapter]

Mohamed Younis, Kemal Akkaya, Moustafa Youssef
2009 Encyclopedia on Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing  
Many new routing and MAC layer protocols have been proposed for wireless sensor networks tackling the issues raised by the resource constrained unattended sensor nodes in large-scale deployments.  ...  The majority of these protocols considered energy efficiency as the main objective and assumed data traffic with unconstrained delivery requirements.  ...  Especially in wireless sensor networks, new energy-conscious routing algorithms and medium access arbitration have been designed.  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789812833495_0010 fatcat:vuyu7ovhobe6tbcl2cgmnlxzu4

On handling QoS traffic in wireless sensor networks

M. Younis, K. Akkaya, M. Eltoweissy, A. Wadaa
2004 37th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2004. Proceedings of the  
Many new routing and MAC layer protocols have been proposed for wireless sensor networks tackling the issues raised by the resource constrained unattended sensor nodes in large-scale deployments.  ...  The majority of these protocols considered energy efficiency as the main objective and assumed data traffic with unconstrained delivery requirements.  ...  Especially in wireless sensor networks, new energy-conscious routing algorithms and medium access arbitration have been designed.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2004.1265688 dblp:conf/hicss/YounisAEW04 fatcat:y6eqy7qojfastcv3klhelk3uzi

Review:Emerging Trends in Healthcare Adoption of Wireless Body Area Networks

Anuradha Rangarajan
2016 Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology  
Wireless body area networks (WBANs) provide a means for low-powered sensors, affixed either on the human body or in vivo, to communicate with each other and with external telecommunication networks.  ...  Through the use of wireless body area networks (WBANs), this information can be Features levels, limb movements) to an on-body "control" unit, usually termed a "body coordinator."  ...  medium-access control protocol using interrupt mechanism) Protocol Reference No.  ... 
doi:10.2345/0899-8205-50.4.264 pmid:27413830 fatcat:xyoudtinbvh4jkn5n4otvfzh3y
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