Authentication Protocol with Privacy Preservation for Handover in Wireless Mesh Networks

  • Amit Kumar RoyEmail author
  • Ajoy Kumar Khan
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1045)


As we know that accessing the Internet through a mobile device is growing rapidly worldwide. Therefore, a reliable and efficient authentication scheme for fast handover is essential to avoid temporary disconnection, authentication delay and non-registered access to the Internet. The handover took place when mobile device left its home mesh access point (HMAP) that covers a limited area within which it can get access to the Internet and joins the new MAP. To allow Internet access to the mobile device, mutual authentication took place between the mesh access point (MAP) and a client/user. Therefore, we proposed an efficient handoff authentication protocol along with preserving the privacy of the transfer ticket between clients and MAPs which is not considered in the existing method. The experiment result proves that our protocol achieves efficient handoff authentication with the privacy of the transfer ticket.


Wireless mesh networks Login authentication Handover authentication Tickets Security requirements 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Assam UniversitySilcharIndia

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