Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|dc.title||Inter-user interference in body sensor networks: A case study in moderate-scale deployment in hospital environment|
|dc.identifier.citation||Sun, W.,Ge, Y.,Wong, W.-C. (2012). Inter-user interference in body sensor networks: A case study in moderate-scale deployment in hospital environment. 2012 IEEE 14th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services, Healthcom 2012 : 447-450. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. <a href="https://doi.org/10.1109/HealthCom.2012.6379458" target="_blank">https://doi.org/10.1109/HealthCom.2012.6379458</a>|
|dc.description.abstract||Body Sensor Networks (BSNs) enable continuous and remote health monitoring in medical applications. In realistic deployments, inter-user interference is the major cause that deteriorates reliable data transmissions in BSNs when multiple BSNs are transmitting simultaneously in close proximity to one another. In this paper, we evaluate the performance of BSNs in terms of Packet Error Rate (PER) in the presence of such inter-user interference. Our study considers multiple factors that affect the BSN performance, including BSN density, traffic load, and transmission power in a realistic moderate-scale deployment case in hospital. Our results show that with 20% duty cycle, only 68.5% of data transmission can achieve the targeted reliability requirement (PER<0.05) even in the off-peak period. We then suggest inter-user interference mitigation schemes based on the performance results in specific BSN deployment scenarios. © 2012 IEEE.|
|dc.subject||body sensor network|
|dc.contributor.department||ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING|
|dc.description.sourcetitle||2012 IEEE 14th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services, Healthcom 2012|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show simple item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Mar 25, 2023
checked on Mar 30, 2023
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.