ETSN  Vol.1 No.1 , March 2012
Energy-Constrained Duty-Cycle Optimization for Wireless Implanted Communication Devices
Author(s) Zhao Xu*, Ye Li
Energy minimization is an important goal in wireless implanted communication devices. In this context, a cross-layer method is used to optimize parameters in different layers of OSI model, but, there are still several challenges affecting the optimization algorithm. The first point is the accurate energy model, and the second point is the suitable channel model exclude traditional free space channel model. In this paper, we establish a system level accurate energy consumption model and build a suitable channel model for implanted communication devices; analysis the energy-constrained duty cycle optimization with a cross-layer method. Simulation results reveal that adaptive duty cycle to minimize the energy consumption of the wireless implanted communication system is implemented based on accurate energy consumption model and channel model. Simulation results show a good performance on energy saving.

Cite this paper
Z. Xu and Y. Li, "Energy-Constrained Duty-Cycle Optimization for Wireless Implanted Communication Devices," E-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2012, pp. 6-11. doi: 10.4236/etsn.2012.11002.
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