Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1109/VTCF.2006.14
Title: Small-scale transmission statistics of UWB signals for body area communications
Authors: Pak, K.T.
Yong, H.C.
Ling, C.O.
Haldar, M.K. 
Bin, L.
Keywords: Body area network
Channel modeling
Small-scale statistics
Ultra-wideband (UWB)
Issue Date: 2006
Source: Pak, K.T.,Yong, H.C.,Ling, C.O.,Haldar, M.K.,Bin, L. (2006). Small-scale transmission statistics of UWB signals for body area communications. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference : 17-21. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1109/VTCF.2006.14
Abstract: Due to a wide range of potential applications, on-body communication has attracted a lot of interests from the industry. As a good understanding on the equivalent transmission model for signal transmitting around human body might be important to optimize a body area network, in this paper, we perform measurement and investigate on the small-scale statistics of the transmission channels when UWB technology is used. With the transmitter fixed on the right waist and the receiver placed across 5 different positions on the human body, the frequency channels (3 - 6GHz) on three individuals of different build are measured and analyzed. It is found that lognormal distribution fits very well to the small-scale fading statistics of the channel at each location. Our measurement results show that the parameter H of the lognormal distribution differs across receiver locations. However, for a particular receiver location, they are nearly the same for all the people under experiment. The parameter a of the lognormal distribution was found to fluctuate with a standard deviation σ std.dev about a mean value σaverage, for each receiver location. © 2006 IEEE.
Source Title: IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/84202
ISBN: 1424400635
ISSN: 15502252
DOI: 10.1109/VTCF.2006.14
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