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Volume 2017, Article ID 6267579, 20 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/6267579
Research Article

A Novel Cooperation-Based Network Coding Scheme for Walking Scenarios in WBANs

1School of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Information Science, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
2College of Computer, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, Hunan 410073, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Hongyun Zhang; ua.ude.liamwou@796zh

Received 29 May 2017; Revised 30 July 2017; Accepted 6 August 2017; Published 14 September 2017

Academic Editor: Donatella Darsena

Copyright © 2017 Hongyun Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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