Secure and Reliable Transmission with Cooperative Relays in Two-Hop Wireless Networks

  • Yulong Shen
  • Xiaohong Jiang
  • Jianfeng Ma
  • Weisong Shi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 253)

Abstract

This work considers the secure and reliable information transmission in two-hop relay wireless networks without the information of both eavesdropper channels and locations. This papers focuses on a more practical network with finite number of system nodes and explores the corresponding exact results on the number of eavesdroppers the network can tolerant to ensure a desired secrecy and reliability. For achieving secure and reliable information transmission in a finite network, two transmission protocols are considered in this paper, one adopts an optimal but complex relay selection process with less load balance capacity while the other adopts a random but simple relay selection process with good load balance capacity. Theoretical analysis is further provided to determine the exact and maximum number of independent and also uniformly distributed eavesdroppers one network can tolerate to satisfy a specified secrecy and reliability requirements.

Keywords

Two-hop wireless networks Physical layer secrecy Relay cooperation Transmission outage Secrecy outage 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yulong Shen
    • 1
  • Xiaohong Jiang
    • 2
  • Jianfeng Ma
    • 1
  • Weisong Shi
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and TechnologyXidian UniversityXi’anChina
  2. 2.School of Systems Information ScienceFuture UniversityHakodateJapan
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceWayne State UniversityDetroitUSA

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