Cluster-based secure communication mechanism in wireless ad hoc networks

M. H. Guo, H. T. Liaw, Der-Jiunn Deng, H. C. Chao

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Abstract

In a multi-agent system, there are many intelligent agents distributed in the network. To connect with these agents easily and arbitrarily, wireless ad hoc network is a candidate. Wireless ad hoc network is a distinct network environment with characteristics in self-organisation, dynamical network topologies and easy construction. To provide such networks with secure communication, many researchers tried different ways to create the session key(s). However, there are some drawbacks in session key generation procedure, and the robust session key could not be created. The authors propose a cluster-based secure communication mechanism in wireless ad hoc networks. The proposal applies the Diffie-Hellman key exchange protocol for the session key creation. It helps the clusterhead to reduce the communication overload, to avoid the time synchronisation problem in nodes authentication and to preserve the complete secrecy requirements.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)352-360
Number of pages9
JournalIET Information Security
Volume4
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Dec 1

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Wireless ad hoc networks
Intelligent agents
Multi agent systems
Authentication
Synchronization
Topology
Network protocols
Communication
Secure communication

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Information Systems
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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Guo, M. H. ; Liaw, H. T. ; Deng, Der-Jiunn ; Chao, H. C. / Cluster-based secure communication mechanism in wireless ad hoc networks. In: IET Information Security. 2010 ; Vol. 4, No. 4. pp. 352-360.
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