Fuzzy Logic Anomaly Detection Scheme for Directed Diffusion Based Sensor Networks

  • Sang Hoon Chi
  • Tae Ho Cho
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4223)


The wireless sensor network is rapidly emerging as an important tool for various applications. In this network, where a large subset of the network applications monitors and protects critical infrastructures, security is a particularly important issue. However, ensuring the security in the sensor network is complicated due to limited energy resources. In this paper, a fuzzy logic based anomaly detection scheme which provides the security to the directed diffusion protocol is proposed. The scheme is effective in preventing Denial-of-Service type attacks, which drain the energy resources within the nodes. Fuzzy logic is exploited in order to obtain a high detection rate by considering factors such as the node energy level, neighbor nodes list, message transmission rate, and error rate in the transmission.


Sensor Network Sensor Node Fuzzy Logic Wireless Sensor Network Intrusion Detection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sang Hoon Chi
    • 1
  • Tae Ho Cho
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information and Communication EngineeringSungkyunkwan UniversitySuwonKorea

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