An Energy Efficient Routing Protocol for Wireless Body Area Sensor Networks
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In this paper a reliable, efficient in terms of power consumption and high stable network is proposed for Wireless Body Area Sensor Networks. Eight sensor nodes are used from which two are recording critical data. These two sensors are not apart of multi-hopping but send data direct to the sink. Remaining six sensors are computed to become a forwarder node. Forwarder nodes gathers data from sensors and after aggregating sends ti the sink. Two parameters are set for cost function so that a forwarder node is selected. If a sensor is having minimum distance and maximum energy as compared to the entire nodes then it will be selected as forwarder node. Multi-hopping is used to reduce the distance of data communication and to save energy consumption. Simulation is carried out and shows stable results.
KeywordsEnergy Sensors Routing protocol Health Sink
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