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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJACSA.2017.081156
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), Volume 8 Issue 11, 2017.
Abstract: In this paper, we simulate the energy consumption, throughput and reliability for both, Zigbee IEEE 802.15.4 Mac protocol and BAN IEEE 802.15.6 exploited in medical applications using Guaranteed Time Slot (GTS) and polling mechanisms by CASTALIA software. Then, we compare and analyze the simulation results. These results show that the originality of this work focuses on giving decisive factors to choose the appropriate MAC protocol in a medical context depending on the energy consumption, number of used nodes, and sensors data rates.
C.E. AIT ZAOUIAT and A.LATIF, “Performances Comparison of IEEE 802.15.6 and IEEE 802.15.4 Optimization and Exploitation in Healthcare and Medical Applications” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 8(11), 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2017.081156