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Sensors 2010, 10(5), 4410-4429; doi:10.3390/s100504410
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Untraceable Mobile Node Authentication in WSN

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Received: 28 February 2010; in revised form: 20 March 2010 / Accepted: 5 April 2010 / Published: 30 April 2010
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Abstract: Mobility of sensor node in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) brings security issues such as re-authentication and tracing the node movement. However, current security researches on WSN are insufficient to support such environments since their designs only considered the static environments. In this paper, we propose the efficient node authentication and key exchange protocol that reduces the overhead in node re-authentication and also provides untraceability of mobile nodes. Compared with previous protocols, our protocol has only a third of communication and computational overhead. We expect our protocol to be the efficient solution that increases the lifetime of sensor network.
Keywords: wireless sensor networks; authentication; mobile node; untraceability; key distribution wireless sensor networks; authentication; mobile node; untraceability; key distribution
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Han, K.; Kim, K.; Shon, T. Untraceable Mobile Node Authentication in WSN. Sensors 2010, 10, 4410-4429.

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Han K, Kim K, Shon T. Untraceable Mobile Node Authentication in WSN. Sensors. 2010; 10(5):4410-4429.

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Han, Kyusuk; Kim, Kwangjo; Shon, Taeshik. 2010. "Untraceable Mobile Node Authentication in WSN." Sensors 10, no. 5: 4410-4429.


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