The study of MAC protocol fairness for WBANs

  • Xin Feng
  • Published 2011 in
    Proceedings of 2011 International Conference on…


The IEEE 802.15.4 standard is specifically devised to support low power, low data rate in relation to Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN). It is pointed out that weaknesses of channel allocation unfairness when using DCF access control scheme due to its inherent nature of binary exponentially backoff algorithm. So, this paper proposes an improved back off… (More)

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