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Reliability in co-located 802.15.4 personal area networks
KTH, School of Electrical Engineering (EES), Communication Networks.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-2764-8099
2016 (English)In: MobileHealth 2016 - Proceedings of the 6th MobiHoc International Workshop on Pervasive Wireless Healthcare, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2016, 5-10 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

IEEE 802.5.4-based personal area networks (PANs) are expected to play a key role for emerging mobile health applications. In this work, we evaluate network performance and reliability in the case where several PANs are forced to share the same channel. Based on extensive simulations, we show that inter-network interaction may lead to long periods of disruption, even when the average network performance is very good and the channel is only lightly loaded. We demonstrate that this is mostly due to lack of coordination between networks, rather than limitations of duty cycle or memory.

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Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2016. 5-10 p.
Keyword [en]
Health care, Network performance, Co-located, Duty-cycle, Extensive simulations, Mobile health application, Network interaction, Performance and reliabilities, Personal communication systems
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Communication Systems
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-197175DOI: 10.1145/2944921.2944923ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84982851381ISBN: 9781450343428OAI: diva2:1055738
6th MobiHoc International Workshop on Pervasive Wireless Healthcare, MobileHealth 2016, 5 July 2016

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Available from: 2016-12-13 Created: 2016-11-30 Last updated: 2016-12-13Bibliographically approved

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