Alternative Priority-based Queuing for WBAN
Jay M. Ventura1, Arnel C. Fajardo2, Ruji P. Medina3 

1Jay M. Ventura Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering from University of Saint Louis Tuguegarao, Philippines
2Arnel C. Fajardo, B.S. Electrical Engineering Degree in 1991 from the Mapúa Institute of Technology in Intramuros, Manila.
3Ruji P. Medina, Dean of Graduate Programs of the Technological Institute of the Philippines in Quezon City, Philippines.

Manuscript received on 13 March 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 18 March 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 July 2019 | PP: 1779-1783 | Volume-8 Issue-2, July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B1019078219/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1019.078219
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Abstract: Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN) technology enables medical services to expand its scope. It allows medical expert to monitor physiological data of patients using wireless communication. Despite of the numerous advantages it provides, WBAN still incur issues on different metrics on quality of service (QoS) such as end-to-end delay, queuing delay, and reliability. QoS metrics of the WBAN is affected on the efficiency of its queuing system. Previous studies proposed different routing algorithms to address QoS metrics which implement multiple queues to enhance data transmission of different data types. These studies used strict priority logic which serves the highest priority queue first. However, the main problem of this approach is that lower priority data may be totally blocked by a higher priority data. This paper presents an alternative priority-based queuing to address issue on QoS metrics. The results showed that the proposed algorithm decreased the end-to-end delay and queuing delay and increased the reliability of QoS aware routing protocol. Based on the implementation result, it can be seen that the proposed algorithm can be implement on WBAN.
Index Terms: Alternative Queuing System, QoS Aware Routing Protocol, Wireless Body Area Sensor Network, Biosensors.

Scope of the Article: Routing and Transport Protocols