Analysis of Transmission Rate Using Zigbee Routing Protocol for u-Health

  • Min Woo Jung
  • Jeonghun Cho
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 214)


As aging population is increasing, the demand of medical systems for elder and chronic disease is also increasing. Recently ubiquitous health which is based wireless communication is being researched. Ubiquitous health is required a stability and durability for vital-sign transmission and monitoring. Ubiquitous Sensor Network (USN) ensures stable ubiquitous health environment. The network is the most important technique for implementation of efficient u-Health. We consider zigbee-based various topologies in order to build efficient network for u-Health system. We present transmission rate for each topology.


ECG Zigbee u-Health USN Routing Topology 



This research was financially supported by the Ministry of Education, Science Technology (MEST) and National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) through the Human Resource Training Project for Regional Innovation.

This research was supported by the MKE (The Ministry of Knowledge Economy), Korea, under the CITRC (Convergence Information Technology Research Center) support program (NIPA-2012-C6150-1202-0011) supervised by the NIPA (National IT Industry Promotion Agency).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of EE IT-1 710Kyungpook National UniversityDaeguRepublic of Korea

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