Trust Formalization in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks

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Title Trust Formalization in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks
Author Ferdous, Raihana; Muthukkumarasamy, Vallipuram; Sattar, Abdul
Publication Title 24th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops (WAINA)
Editor Chen Wu, John Rooksby
Year Published 2010
Place of publication United States
Publisher IEEE
Abstract Recent advances in networking technology have increased the potential for dynamic enterprise collaborations between an open set of entities on a global scale. Mobile ad-hoc networks (MANETs) have created problem in resource sharing as they are constructed via mobile nodes without any prior knowledge of the existing nodes which may not be trustworthy. Trust management appears to be a promising approach to formalize trustworthiness among these anonymous nodes. The outcome of the study is to formalize a trust mechanism for MANETs. The aim of this paper is threefold: to formalize and evaluate trust, to use trust as a basis to establish keys between nodes in MANETs, and to utilize trust as a metric for establishing secure distributed control in MANETs. We define metrics for nodes to establish and manage trust, and use this mutual trust to make decisions on establishing group and/or pair-wise keys in the network. We also review the routing protocols of ad-hoc networks with trust considerations and select Dynamic Source Routing (DSR), a protocol that can be used in distributed ad hoc network settings for path discovery.
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ISBN 978-0-7695-4019-1
Conference name WAINA 2010
Location Perth, Australia
Date From 2010-04-20
Date To 2010-04-23
Date Accessioned 2010-12-02
Language en_AU
Research Centre Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject PRE2009-Other Artificial Intelligence
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1

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