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Evaluation of Implant Communication with Polarisation and Unslotted CSMA/CA Protocol in Wireless Body Area Networks

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EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking20102010:312129

  • Received: 3 November 2009
  • Accepted: 21 January 2010
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The performance of the implant inside a human body with polarisation, distance, and different power settings at the base-station is presented. In addition, the unslotted CSMA/CA protocol is studied for a heterogeneous WBAN.


  • Information System
  • Human Body
  • System Application
  • Area Network
  • Power Setting

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Authors’ Affiliations

Graduate School of IT and Telecommunication Engineering, Inha University, 253 Yonghyun-Dong, Nam-Gu Incheon, 402-751, South Korea
Microelectronics Division, Zarlink Semiconductor Company, Castlegate Business Park, Portskewett, Caldicot, NP26 5YW, UK
School of Information Science and Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, 250100, China


© Sana Ullah et al. 2010

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