A Symmetric Key Generation and Pre-Distribution Scheme for WSN Using MRD Codes

Khan, Eraj and Gabidulin, E. M. and Honary, Bahram and Ahmed, Hassan (2011) A Symmetric Key Generation and Pre-Distribution Scheme for WSN Using MRD Codes. In: 12th Annual Post Graduate Symposium on the Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting. Liverpool John Moores University, GBR, pp. 135-140.

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Abstract

This paper addresses the problem of secure path key establishment in WSN using a key pre-distribution scheme. In this paper first we have proposed a symmetric key generation scheme using Maximum Rank Distance(MRD) codes and then we have proposed a path establishment algorithm. Our scheme not only substantially improves the memory usage requirements but also reduces the communication overhead to setup a common link key, it only requires 2 messages to setup a link key between two nodes(One from each node). It is shown with example and simulation results that our scheme provides high level of network connectivity and scalability.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
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ID Code: 60900
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 18 Dec 2012 10:22
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2019 02:49
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/60900

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