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Wireless Body Area Sensor Network Authentication using HMAC function

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2nd National Conference on Information and Communication Technology
© 2011 by IJCA Journal
Number 1 - Article 3
Year of Publication: 2011
Authors:
Yogita L. Kumbhare
Pankaj H. Rangaree
Dr.G.M.Asutkar

Yogita L Kumbhare, Pankaj H Rangaree and Dr.G.M.Asutkar. Article: Wireless Body Area Sensor Network Authentication using HMAC function. IJCA Proceedings on 2nd National Conference on Information and Communication Technology NCICT(6):22-27, November 2011. Full text available. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {Yogita L. Kumbhare and Pankaj H. Rangaree and Dr.G.M.Asutkar},
	title = {Article: Wireless Body Area Sensor Network Authentication using HMAC function},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on 2nd National Conference on Information and Communication Technology},
	year = {2011},
	volume = {NCICT},
	number = {6},
	pages = {22-27},
	month = {November},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

Recent advancements in wireless body area sensor networks (WBASNs) realize the evolution from a traditional desktop telemedicine platform to a wireless and mobile diagnosis system for delivering medical and healthcare services. In a WBASN, wearable or implanted medical sensors around the human body form a wirelessly interconnected network to collect an individual's medical information ubiquitously and to perform critical and complicated tasks collaboratively. Wireless Body Area Networks provide efficient communication solutions to the ubiquitous healthcare systems. Health monitoring, telemedicine, military, interactive entertainment, and portable audio/video systems are some of the applications where WBANs can be used. The miniaturized sensors together with advance micro-electro-mechanical systems technology create a WBAN that continuously monitors the health condition of a patient. For example, sensors have become smaller and more precise, and energy efficiency of radio circuits and microcontrollers has been improved considerably. Sensor networks that are composed of wearable or implanted sensors are also known as Body Area Networks (BAN) or Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN) depending on how sensors are connected with each other. Wireless body area sensor networks low-power integrated circuits, and wireless communications have enabled the design of low-cost, miniature, lightweight, and intelligent physiological sensor nodes. These nodes, capable of sensing, processing, and communicating one or more vital signs, can be seamlessly integrated into wireless personal or body networks (WPANs or WBANs) for health monitoring. These networks promise to revolutionize health care by allowing inexpensive, non-invasive, continuous, ambulatory health monitoring with almost realtime updates of medical records via the Internet. Wearable health monitoring systems allow an individual to closely monitor changes in her or his vital signs and provide feedback to help maintain an optimal health status. If integrated into a telemedical system, these systems can even alert medical personnel when life-threatening changes occur. In addition, patients can benefit from continuous long-term monitoring as a part of a diagnostic procedure, can achieve optimal maintenance of a chronic condition, or can be supervised during recovery from an acute event or surgical procedure. Message Authentication is defined as „Provision of assurance that the message is not altered‟. Former is provided by Message Authentication codes (MAC) and this paper is provided by Hash functions. When MAC uses Hash function to generate authentication code it is called Hash based MAC (HMAC). Keywords: body area networks, BASN security, authentication

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