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A Passive Approach to Unauthorized Sensor Node Identification

  • Cherita Corbett
  • John Copeland
  • Raheem Beyah
Part of the Signals and Communication Technology book series (SCT)

As access to power becomes less of a concern (solar powered devices, wind powered devices, longer battery life, AC), the desire for higher bandwidth com- munication, and a desire for easy deployment, sensor networks are increasingly using the 802.11 medium access control (MAC) protocol. Further, some sensor deployment schemes are heterogeneous, using smaller low-powered sensors for traffic routing, but use higher-powered devices that use 802.11 to improve overall performance of the network. Accordingly, in this chapter we discuss security concerns that apply to sensor networks, but extend to any network using the 802.11 MAC, including wireless local area networks (WLANs) and ad hoc networks.

Keywords

Sensor Network Sensor Node Medium Access Control Power Spectral Density Relay Node 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cherita Corbett
    • 1
  • John Copeland
    • 1
  • Raheem Beyah
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Electrical and Computer EngineeringGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceGeorgia State UniversityAtlantaUSA

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