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Issue No. 11 - November (2009 vol. 20)
ISSN: 1045-9219
pp: 1698-1712
Riaz Ahmed Shaikh , KyungHee University, Suwon
Hassan Jameel , KyungHee University, Suwon
Brian J. d'Auriol , KyungHee University, Suwon
Heejo Lee , Korea University, Seoul
Sungyoung Lee , KyungHee University, Suwon
Young-Jae Song , KyungHee University, Suwon
Traditional trust management schemes developed for wired and wireless ad hoc networks are not well suited for sensor networks due to their higher consumption of resources such as memory and power. In this work, we propose a new lightweight Group-based Trust Management Scheme (GTMS) for wireless sensor networks, which employs clustering. Our approach reduces the cost of trust evaluation. Also, theoretical as well as simulation results show that our scheme demands less memory, energy, and communication overheads as compared to the current state-of-the-art trust management schemes and it is more suitable for large-scale sensor networks. Furthermore, GTMS also enables us to detect and prevent malicious, selfish, and faulty nodes.
Trust evaluation, trust modeling, trust management, security, sensor networks.

S. Lee, B. J. d'Auriol, H. Jameel, R. A. Shaikh, H. Lee and Y. Song, "Group-Based Trust Management Scheme for Clustered Wireless Sensor Networks," in IEEE Transactions on Parallel & Distributed Systems, vol. 20, no. , pp. 1698-1712, 2008.
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