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Periodic-MAC: Improving MAC Protocols for Wireless Biomedical Sensor Networks through Implicit Synchronization

By Stig Støa and Ilangko Balasingham

Submitted: April 23rd 2010Reviewed: October 18th 2010Published: January 8th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/13223

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