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Trust Factor based LEACH-C protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 105 - Number 18
Year of Publication: 2014
Geetha V
K. Chandrasekaran

Geetha V and K Chandrasekaran. Article: Trust Factor based LEACH-C protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks. International Journal of Computer Applications 105(18):43-48, November 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Geetha V and K. Chandrasekaran},
	title = {Article: Trust Factor based LEACH-C protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {105},
	number = {18},
	pages = {43-48},
	month = {November},
	note = {Full text available}


Trust in wireless sensor network is an essential feature to detect various kind of attacks in the network. Wireless sensor nodes are more prone to attacks as nodes are deployed in an open environment. In case of centralized low energy adaptive cluster head protocol cluster heads in each round are selected by sink node. We propose a trust factor based LEACH-C protocol, to detect malicious nodes based on trust calculations which involves observation of various parameters and evaluation of trust factors. Simulation is conducted in using NS-2, by varying the number of malicious nodes and results are analyzed for energy consumption, number of data packets sent and percentage of malicious node detection.


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