A Lightweight Trust System with Provisioning for Detecting Malicious Node in Clustered Wireless Sensor Networks

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Volume-21 Number-7
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : SudhaRani.S, George Samuel Raj. V, Earnest Paul. S


SudhaRani.S, George Samuel Raj. V, Earnest Paul. S"A Lightweight Trust System with Provisioning for Detecting Malicious Node in Clustered Wireless Sensor Networks", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V21(7),335-341 March 2015. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group


Wireless sensor networks is one of the prominent computing network emerged worldwide due to its applications and features. One of the wireless sensor network is clustered wireless sensor network in which a set of sensor nodes are partitioned into certain number of clusters and within each cluster active sensor nodes are associated as cluster members, a sensor node with strong computing power is elected as a cluster head. Malicious node in clustering network is a key problem. A lightweight trust system is employed to reduce the effects of malicious node and a dogger timer is used to detect the malicious node in less time. Incorporating lightweight trust system with provision to detect malicious node along with time factor will avoid problem such as drop of data, defragmenting network and isolating network.


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Sensor networks, Security, Trust management, Lightweight Trust System, Dogger timer.