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Co-operative IDS Architectures for MANETs - A Survey

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
Volume 61 - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2013
Kapil Dhamecha
Rutvik Upadhyay
Bhushan Trivedi

Kapil Dhamecha, Rutvik Upadhyay and Bhushan Trivedi. Article: Co-operative IDS Architectures for MANETs - A Survey. International Journal of Computer Applications 61(1):39-45, January 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Kapil Dhamecha and Rutvik Upadhyay and Bhushan Trivedi},
	title = {Article: Co-operative IDS Architectures for MANETs - A Survey},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {61},
	number = {1},
	pages = {39-45},
	month = {January},
	note = {Full text available}


There are many IDSs (Intrusion Detection System) which are working on wired networks, but for MANETs we do not find any single application that can be applied directly. Different characteristics of MANET make the conventional IDSs ineffective and inefficient for the wireless environment. MANET is a combination of nodes with limited power, bandwidth and processing capability. In MANETs, an intrusion detection task performed by a single node reduces power level drastically in no time. Because of power constraints, we have to distribute the task among several nodes so that we can uphold the power level of legitimated nodes. In this paper we evaluate different performance parameters of distributed and cooperative IDSs and we also try to figure out which parameters are detracting, such as accuracy ratio, false positive and false negative detection ratio, node mobility, type of threat model and the complexity of the algorithm etc.


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