Trust-based Cluster head Selection Algorithm for Mobile Ad hoc Networks

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Title Trust-based Cluster head Selection Algorithm for Mobile Ad hoc Networks
Author Ferdous, Raihana; Sithirasenan, Elankayer; Muthukkumarasamy, Vallipuram
Publication Title Proceedings - The 10th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications TrustCom 2011
Editor Guojun Wang, Stephen R. Tate, Jian-Jia Chen, Kouichi Sakurai
Year Published 2011
Place of publication USA
Publisher IEEE
Abstract Mobile Ad hoc Networks (MANETs) consist of a large number of relatively low-powered mobile nodes communicating in a network using radio signals. Clustering is one of the techniques used to manage data exchange amongst interacting nodes. Each group of nodes has one or more elected Cluster head(s), where all Cluster heads are interconnected for forming a communication backbone to transmit data. Moreover, Cluster heads should be capable of sustaining communication with limited energy sources for longer period of time. Misbehaving nodes and cluster heads can drain energy rapidly and reduce the total life span of the network. In this context, selection of best cluster heads with trusted information becomes critical for the overall performance. In this paper, we propose Cluster head(s) selection algorithm based on an efficient trust model. This algorithm aims to elect trustworthy stable cluster head(s) that can provide secure communication via cooperative nodes. Simulations were conducted to evaluate trusted Cluster head(s) in terms of clusters stability, longevity and throughput.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Alternative URI http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TrustCom.2011.76
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ISBN 978-0-7695-4600-1
Conference name 2011 International Joint Conference of IEEE TrustCom-11/IEEE ICESS-11/FCST-11
Location Changsha, Hunan Province, P. R. China
Date From 2011-11-16
Date To 2011-11-18
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/42976
Date Accessioned 2012-02-07; 2012-02-20T05:47:54Z
Date Available 2012-02-20T05:47:54Z
Research Centre Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Communications Technologies
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1

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