Academic Press Library in Biomedical Applications of Mobile and Wireless Communications: Wireless UWB Body Area Networks - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128009314, 9780128010020

Academic Press Library in Biomedical Applications of Mobile and Wireless Communications: Wireless UWB Body Area Networks

1st Edition

Using the IEEE802.15.4-2011

Authors: Matti Hamalainen
Editors: Lorenzo Mucchi
eBook ISBN: 9780128010020
Paperback ISBN: 9780128009314
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 6th March 2014
Page Count: 48
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Description

Wireless sensor and body area networks (WSN and WBAN respectively) have been seen as a future way to monitor humans’ psycho-physiological signs remotely. There are a number of standards that could be used for building WBAN sytems. However, wireless UWB networks based on IEEE 802.15.4a offer the advantages of a large frequency range and low power spectral density, making it suitable for both WSNs and WBANs used for medical applications. The technology has matured sufficiently that it can be used to develop products for the marketplace. This book presents how the IEEE802.15.4-2011 (former IEEE802.15.4a) can be used in wireless body area networks (WBAN) for healthcare and welfare related applications. It gives a short overview on the IEEE802.15.4 family and then gives details of IEEE802.15.4-2011 based solutions.

Key Features

  • Presents how the  IEEE802.15.4-2011 (former IEEE802.15.4a) can be used in  wireless body area networks (WBAN) for healthcare and welfare related applications. 
  • Gives a short overview on the IEEE802.15.4 family.
  • Gives details of IEEE802.15.4-2011 based solutions. 

Readership

Communications engineering field aimed at university researchers and R&D engineers in industry.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations and Variables

Acronyms

Variables

Chapter 1. Introduction

1.1 IEEE802.15.4 Standard Family

2.1 Applications

3.1 The IEEE802.15.4-2011 Based UWB WBAN

4.1 WBAN Channels

5.1 Examples of Performance Analysis for Different Receiver Structures

6.1 Conclusion

References

Details

No. of pages:
48
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780128010020
Paperback ISBN:
9780128009314

About the Author

Matti Hamalainen

Affiliations and Expertise

Center for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finland.

About the Editor

Lorenzo Mucchi

Lorenzo Mucchi

Lorenzo Mucchi is an assistant professor at the Dept. of Information Engineering of the University of Florence, Italy, where he teaches Information Technologies. Lorenzo's main research areas include theoretical modelling, algorithms design and real measurements, mainly focused in the following fields: ultra wideband signals, localization and tracking, interference/channel modelling, intrinsic wireless security, adaptive diversity techniques and wireless healthcare. Lorenzo is senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and permanent member of the International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) Technical Committee on Telecommunications. All details are available at: http://lenst.det.unifi.it/~mucchi/

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant professor at the Dept. of Information Engineering of the University of Florence, Italy.