IJCNS  Vol.2 No.2 , May 2009
Hierarchical Hypercube Based Pairwise Key Establishment Scheme for Sensor Networks
Author(s) Lei WANG
Security schemes of pairwise key establishment, which enable sensors to communicate with each other se-curely, play a fundamental role in research on security issue in wireless sensor networks. A general frame-work for key predistribution is presented, based on the idea of KDC (Key Distribution Center) and polyno-mial pool schemes. By utilizing nice properties of H2 (Hierarchical Hypercube) model, a new security mechanism for key predistribution based on such model is also proposed. Furthermore, the working per-formance of tolerance resistance is seriously inspected in this paper. Theoretic analysis and experimental fig-ures show that the algorithm addressed in this paper has better performance and provides higher possibilities for sensor to establish pairwise key, compared with previous related works.

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nullL. WANG, "Hierarchical Hypercube Based Pairwise Key Establishment Scheme for Sensor Networks," International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2009, pp. 142-154. doi: 10.4236/ijcns.2009.22016.
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