A Proposal for Network Coding with the IEEE 802.15.6 Standard

Xiaomeng Shi, Muriel Médard

Abstract

We examine the Medium Access Control sublayer of the IEEE 802.15.6 Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN) standard, and propose minor modifications to the standard so that linear random network coding can be included to help improve energy efficiency and throughput of WBANs compatible with the standard. Both generation-based and sliding window approaches are possible, and a group-block acknowledgment scheme can be implemented by modifying block acknowledgment control type frames. Discussions on potential energy and throughput advantages of network coding are provided.

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Shi X. and Médard M. (2015). A Proposal for Network Coding with the IEEE 802.15.6 Standard . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Sensor Networks - Volume 1: SENSORNETS, ISBN 978-989-758-086-4, pages 145-150. DOI: 10.5220/0005245701450150


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@conference{sensornets15,
author={Xiaomeng Shi and Muriel Médard},
title={A Proposal for Network Coding with the IEEE 802.15.6 Standard},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Sensor Networks - Volume 1: SENSORNETS,},
year={2015},
pages={145-150},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005245701450150},
isbn={978-989-758-086-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Sensor Networks - Volume 1: SENSORNETS,
TI - A Proposal for Network Coding with the IEEE 802.15.6 Standard
SN - 978-989-758-086-4
AU - Shi X.
AU - Médard M.
PY - 2015
SP - 145
EP - 150
DO - 10.5220/0005245701450150