Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: Supplementary 9, Pages: 1-5
M. B. Mukesh Krishnan1* , T. Balachander2 and P. Rajasekar1
1 Department of Information Technology, SRM University, Kattankulathur, Chennai - 603 203, Tamil Nadu, India, [email protected], [email protected]
2 Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SRM University, Chennai - 603 203, Tamil Nadu, India; [email protected]
This paper develops novel mechanisms for providing Agent Based Trust Estimation for Mobile Ad Hoc Network. The primary aim of the scheme is to provide trust among the nodes. The highlight of the developed trust scheme is to estimate the trust level of node without the knowledge of the node. The proposed mode has two agents deployed to estimate the trust of a node. The first agent keeps track of the network link failure and packet dropping. The second agent keeps track of attacks and malicious behavior in the network. The two agent based trust scheme provides the nodes to interconnect with the trusted nodes together which increases the level of quality of service for MANET environment. The proposed model is tested by comparing the other trust models and the results shows good improvement than the other trust models for MANET.
Keywords: Agent, Attacks, Link Failure, Malicious Node, MANET, Trust
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