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Improving Reliability and Endurance Using End-to-End Trust in Distributed Low-Power Sensor Networks

  • Jan KantertEmail author
  • Sergej Wildemann
  • Georg von Zengen
  • Sarah Edenhofer
  • Sven Tomforde
  • Lars Wolf
  • Jörg Hähner
  • Christian Müller-Schloer
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9017)

Abstract

Wireless Sensor Networks are characterised by a large amount of participating nodes. Considering attackers and malicious elements within such a network poses challenges for the network protocols in operation. Based on concepts from the Organic Computing domain, this paper introduces a novel approach to introduce reliability measures and establish End-to-End trust in WSNs. We evaluate our concepts using simulation by adding nodes which try to attack the system. The results show that these malicious nodes can be quickly isolated with low additional effort.

Keywords

Sensor Network Sensor Node Packet Loss Delivery Rate Malicious Node 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Kantert
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sergej Wildemann
    • 1
  • Georg von Zengen
    • 3
  • Sarah Edenhofer
    • 2
  • Sven Tomforde
    • 2
  • Lars Wolf
    • 3
  • Jörg Hähner
    • 2
  • Christian Müller-Schloer
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Systems EngineeringLeibniz University of HannoverHanoverGermany
  2. 2.Organic Computing GroupUniversity of AugsburgAugsburgGermany
  3. 3.Institute of Operating Systems and Computer NetworksTu BraunschweigGermany

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