Managing IoT-Based Smart Healthcare Systems Traffic with Software Defined Networks

Farag Sallabi, Faisal Naeem, Mamoun Awad, Khaled Shuaib

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

15 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Internet of things (IoT) aims to connect billions of devices to the Internet. These devices generate an enormous amount of traffic. A Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN) aggregates the data generated from the body sensors deployed on the human body or inside it. Due to resource constraints of the deployed sensors, aggregated data is forwarded to a server at an edge node or a cloud for further processing and decision making. With the wide acceptance of IoT deployments, WBANs can also be integrated with IoT to provide a clear contextual environment for smart healthcare applications' users. Software Defined Networks (SDN) is a new networking paradigm providing centralized control and programmability of the networks. These features of SDN open new vistas for WBAN and IoT applications. In this paper, a personal digital assistant (PDA) is configured as an SDN switch, and we emulate the SDN functionality with Mininet to verify that this approach can be used in WBANs with minimum deployment complexity and network overhead, while efficiently manage the connected devices and the connections between them.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications, ISNCC 2018
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781538637784
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 9 2018
Event2018 International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications, ISNCC 2018 - Rome, Italy
Duration: Jun 19 2018Jun 21 2018

Publication series

Name2018 International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications, ISNCC 2018

Other

Other2018 International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications, ISNCC 2018
Country/TerritoryItaly
CityRome
Period6/19/186/21/18

Keywords

  • IoT
  • OpenFlow
  • SDN
  • healthcare
  • management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Managing IoT-Based Smart Healthcare Systems Traffic with Software Defined Networks'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this