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An Efficient and Secured AOMDV Routing Protocol with Shamir’s Secret Sharing Scheme

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2011 by IJCA Journal
Volume 33 - Number 4
Year of Publication: 2011
Lt.Dr. S. Santhosh Baboo
C. Chandrasekar

Lt.Dr. Santhosh S Baboo and C Chandrasekar. Article: An Efficient and Secured AOMDV Routing Protocol with Shamir's Secret Sharing Scheme. International Journal of Computer Applications 33(4):44-48, November 2011. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Lt.Dr. S. Santhosh Baboo and C. Chandrasekar},
	title = {Article: An Efficient and Secured AOMDV Routing Protocol with Shamir's Secret Sharing Scheme},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2011},
	volume = {33},
	number = {4},
	pages = {44-48},
	month = {November},
	note = {Full text available}


Security has turned out to be a most important concern to facilitate secured communication between mobile nodes in a wireless environment. It is essential to protect the network from several kinds of security attacks. Recently, large numbers of routing protocols have been developed. But, most of the available protocols are single path or makes use of only a certain path at a particular time or can not prevent both the passive attacks and active attacks at the same time. Hence, propose a secured Ad-hoc On-demand Distance Vector routing protocol (AOMDV) based on secret sharing. Cryptography is one of the efficient technique to provide security to data being broadcasted in wireless communications systems. Enhanced information security can be offered by integrating AOMDV and Shamir's secret sharing scheme. In this approach, keys are produced by source and transmitted to the other nodes in the network. AOMDV and SAOMDV (AOMDV with Shamir's Secret Sharing Scheme) are simulated and the performance of both the protocols are evaluated. The performance of Secured AOMDV was stable but that of AOMDV was found to be degrading sharply with intrusion of malicious nodes in the network.


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