A Study of Mitigating Misrouting Through Multi-Radio Multi-Channel MAC (M2-MAC) Protocol For Wireless Mesh Networks

Authors(1) :-Boopathy P

Much of the current research in wireless mesh networks has focused on protocols, algorithms and authentication schemes for protecting the data during data transmission. The wireless mesh network communication has become an explicating and important technology in recent years because of the rapid proliferation of wireless devices. WMN are highly vulnerable to attacks due to the open medium, dynamically changing network topology. This paper proposes and evaluates strategies to build reliable and secure communication in multi –radio multi-channel mesh networks using M2-MAC protocol. Therefore, we analyse mitigating misrouting in wireless multi- radio multi-channel using M2-MAC protocol and extensively show that our scheme provides very good enhancements in a variety of scenarios.

Authors and Affiliations

Boopathy P
Curriculum Developer, PANACEA Research Midway, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

M2-MAC protocol, Wireless Mesh Networks, Stealthy Attack, Routing Misbehaviour.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 6 | November-December 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 509-515
Manuscript Number : CSEIT172589
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

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Boopathy P, "A Study of Mitigating Misrouting Through Multi-Radio Multi-Channel MAC (M2-MAC) Protocol For Wireless Mesh Networks ", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 2, Issue 6, pp.509-515, November-December-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrcseit.com/CSEIT172589

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