A Novel Approach Towards Enhancing the Performance of Trust Based RPL Protocol in Internet of Things

  • Jayaram Hariharakrishnan
  • N. BhalajiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 940)


Trust calculation in a Routing Protocol of Low Power and Lossy (RPL) is an interesting area to study due to its varying network parameters and features This work proposes an effective method of calculating the trust score for each node using valuation by the cluster head of the network. In addition to the trust calculated by the cluster head for each node the system also involves the node deciding which type of cluster to join based on its expected trust value and the credibility of the cluster to be joined. Thus the existing system functioning from the cluster point of view has been modified to accommodate and include the cluster and node credibility with provision for the node to choose a trusted network.


Trust calculus Cluster-based trust evaluation RPL protocol Internet of Things Model of trust 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information TechnologySSN College of EngineeringChennaiIndia

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