WBAN Issues and Challenges

Umair, Musadiq WBAN Issues and Challenges., 2021 [Preprint]


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With the growth of population enhanced the demands of assistive technologies, especially in case of people with disabilities. The aim of monitor-ing health and assisting people leads to healthy life and improve the quality of life. Studies of health care systems have introduced variety of methods and standards. Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN) is set of tiny sensors that are used to monitor various functions of human body as well as connect living things to machines. Medium Access Control (MAC) layer on other hand is used to access the medium and establishes communications between sensors and de-vices. In this article, we surveyed various MAC protocols used in WBAN, issues in MAC layer as well as its security challenges. This article also provides a com-prehensive analysis of research work done in recent years.

Item type: Preprint
Keywords: Networking, Wireless, Body Area communications
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology > LA. Telecommunications.
L. Information technology and library technology > LB. Computer networking.
L. Information technology and library technology > LC. Internet, including WWW.
L. Information technology and library technology > LT. Mobile devices
Depositing user: Mr. Umair Musadiq
Date deposited: 09 Jul 2021 14:01
Last modified: 09 Jul 2021 14:01
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/42218


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