Jammer Selection Policies for Secure Wireless Networks

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Executive Summary

The authors consider a wireless network scenario in which the communicating nodes are assisted by a number of jammers. The goal of the jammers is to obstruct potential eavesdroppers while restricting the harmful interference experienced by the legitimate receiver. Based on a stochastic network model, they are able to show that packet collisions caused by jamming nodes can be used effectively to increase the level of secrecy. Various jammer selection policies are investigated depending on the position of source, destination and jamming nodes.

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