Comparative Analysis of Elliptic Curve Cryptography Based Lightweight Authentication Protocols for RFID-Sensor Integrated MANETs

  • Adarsh KumarEmail author
  • Alok Aggarwal
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 940)


In recent years, it is observed that various authentication schemes have been proposed for both resourceful and resource constraint devices. Most of these schemes are not suitable for practical applications because of known security weaknesses. In this work, elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) based authentication mechanisms are proposed for comparative analysis. Proposed authentication mechanisms are formally validated through simulation using automated lightweight cryptographic primitives for resource constrained devices. It is observed that proposed protocol 5 is giving best performance in terms of minimum jitter and processing delay, and maximum throughput for 75, 150 and 1000 nodes networks. A minimum of 4.3% (50 nodes network) and maximum of 61.9% (1000 nodes network) improvement is observed for protocol 5 as compared to other protocol.


ECC Authentication RFID Reader Tag Simulation QoS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Petroleum and Energy StudiesDehradunIndia

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