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Incremental Relay-based Co-CEStat Protocol for Wireless Body Area Networks

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This paper presents Incremental relay-based Co-CEStat protocol for Wireless Body Area Networks (InCo-CEStat). This protocol is proposed to enhance the performance of Cooper-ative Critical data transmission in Emergency for Static Wireless Body Area Networks (Co-CEStat) and Advanced Co-CEStat (ACo-CEStat). Proposed protocol utilizes the merits of both direct and cooperative transmission to achieve reliable and quick data delivery and greater network stability period. Incremental relay-based cooperation is utilized to improve energy efficiency of the network. At relays, Detect-and-Forward (DF) technique is used, whereas, selection combining technique is utilized at sink. Simulation results are obtained in MATLAB in which proposed protocol is compared with ACo-CEStat and Co-CEStat protocols. Simulations show that InCo-CEStat has 37% and 58 % more stability period than ACo-CEStat and Co-CEStat. InCo-CEStat also achieved 51% and 79% higher throughput than that of compared protocols.

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... According to the literature survey, majority of the researchers [1], [3], [7]- [11] used single sink node to aggregate and send the sense data from the sensor nodes to the destination. Single sink node collects data from all sensors and forward to the destination. ...
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... During communication, nodes consume energy. To proceed bits k at the distance of d> , given in [14]. ...
... (k,d) = * k + k * ( * )……………………….. (2) and for forwarder node, given in [14]. ...
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... In paper [1] for Wireless Body Area Networks (InCo-CEStat) the researchers proposed incremental relay-based CoCEStat protocol. For cooperation purpose researchers uses two relay nodes which transmit the critical data quickly in emergency cases in WBASNs. ...
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Cooperative Critical data transmission in Emergency for Static Wireless Body Area Networks
  • S Yousaf
  • S Ahmaed
  • M B Rasheed
  • M M Sandhu
  • A Yasar
  • N Javaid
S. Yousaf, S. Ahmaed, M. B. Rasheed, M. M. Sandhu, A. Yasar and N. Javaid, "Cooperative Critical data transmission in Emergency for Static Wireless Body Area Networks", The 5th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies, 2014.