projects 2012 – tam a tiered authentication of multicast protocol for ad-hoc networks

TAM: A Tiered Authentication of Multicast Protocol for Ad-Hoc Networks – projects 2012

Abstract: TAM: A Tiered Authentication of Multicast Protocol for Ad-Hoc Networks – projects 2012

Ad-hoc networks are becoming an effective tool for many mission critical applications such as troop coordination in a combat field, situational awareness, etc. These applications are characterized by the hostile environment that they serve in and by the multicast-style of communication traffic. Therefore, authenticating the source and ensuring the integrity of the message traffic become a fundamental requirement for the operation and management of the network. However, the limited computation and communication resources, the large scale deployment and the unguaranteed connectivity to trusted authorities make known solutions for wired and single-hop wireless networks inappropriate. This paper presents a new Tiered Authentication scheme for Multicast traffic (TAM) for large scale dense ad-hoc networks. TAM combines the advantages of the time asymmetry and the secret information asymmetry paradigms and exploits network clustering to reduce overhead and ensure scalability. Multicast traffic within a cluster employs a one-way hash function chain in order to authenticate the message source. Cross-cluster multicast traffic includes message authentication codes (MACs) that are based on a set of keys. Each cluster uses a unique subset of keys to look for its distinct combination of valid MACs in the message in order to authenticate the source. The simulation and analytical results demonstrate the performance advantage of TAM in terms of bandwidth overhead and delivery delay

 

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  1. TAM: A Tiered Authentication of Multicast Protocol for Ad-Hoc Networks – projects 2012 I need the concept of this project,with proposed & Existing system.

  2. Sir
    I am a Mtech student. As my final sem project i am doing TAM: Tiered Authentication of Multicast Protocol for Ad-Hoc Networks . I this topic in ur site. I need this project.
    Before that, first i need to know what all part is done in this project ( i am asking this because, i were cheated by another guy). In the paper they are discussing about a Multicast routing protocol,key management, INTER and INTRA clustering authentication using TESLA++.. Tesla uses a MAC generation procedure …I required all this…

    If u can help me plz reply.. I also need the explanation/documentation of the project

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