Bayesian fusion algorithm for inferring trust in wireless sensor networks

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dc.contributor.author Momani, Mohammad en_US
dc.contributor.author Challa, Subhash en_US
dc.contributor.author Alhmouz, R en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T10:56:21Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T10:56:21Z
dc.date.issued 2010 en_US
dc.identifier 2010002592 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Momani Mohammad, Challa Subhash, and Alhmouz R 2010, 'Bayesian fusion algorithm for inferring trust in wireless sensor networks', Academy Publisher, vol. 5, no. 7, pp. 815-822. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1796-2056 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/15297
dc.description.abstract This paper introduces a new Bayesian fusion algorithm to combine more than one trust component (data trust and communication trust) to infer the overall trust between nodes. This research work proposes that one trust component is not enough when deciding on whether or not to trust a specific node in a wireless sensor network. This paper discusses and analyses the results from the communication trust component (binary) and the data trust component (continuous) and proves that either component by itself, can mislead the network and eventually cause a total breakdown of the network. As a result of this, new algorithms are needed to combine more than one trust component to infer the overall trust. The proposed algorithm is simple and generic as it allows trust components to be added and deleted easily. Simulation results demonstrate that a node is highly trustworthy provided that both trust components simultaneously confirm its trustworthiness and conversely, a node is highly untrustworthy if its untrustworthiness is asserted by both components. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Academy Publisher en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://www.ojs.academypublisher.com/index.php/jnw/article/viewFile/0507815822/1938 en_US
dc.title Bayesian fusion algorithm for inferring trust in wireless sensor networks en_US
dc.parent Journal of Networks en_US
dc.journal.volume 5 en_US
dc.journal.number 7 en_US
dc.publocation Finland en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 815 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 822 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT.Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 090600 en_US
dc.personcode 104261 en_US
dc.personcode 040218 en_US
dc.personcode 0000067694 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Electrical and Electronic Engineering en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Bayesian; Communication; Data; Fusion; Network; Sensor; Trust en_US


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