Analysis of key predistribution schemes in wireless sensor networks

Gundimeda, Naren K. (2014) Analysis of key predistribution schemes in wireless sensor networks. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Abstract

Combinatorial designs are used for designing key predistribution schemes that are applied to wireless sensor networks in communications. This helps in building a secure channel. Private-key cryptography helps to determine a common key between a pair of nodes in sensor networks. Wireless sensor networks using key predistribution schemes have many useful applications in military and civil operations. When designs are efficiently implemented on sensor networks, blocks with unique keys will be the result. One such implementation is a transversal design which follows the principle of simple key establishment. Analysis of designs and modeling the key schemes are the subjects of this project.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/8343
Item ID: 8343
Additional Information: Includes bibliographical references (pages 52-53).
Keywords: Sensor networks, Combinatorial Designs, Latin Squares, Projective planes
Department(s): Science, Faculty of > Computational Science
Date: December 2014
Date Type: Submission
Library of Congress Subject Heading: Wireless sensor networks--Security measures; Data encryption (Computer science); Incomplete block designs; Cryptography

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