Trust Level and Routing Selection for Mobile Agents in a Smart Home (Extended version)

S. Nasution, Pieter H. Hartel, N. Suryana, N. Azman, S. Shahib

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    Abstract

    The central security concern for systems where agents roam is how to establish trust in the agent. We present a Fuzzy Logic mechanism to calculate a level of trust and an optimal route for a mobile agent system in a smart home. The mechanism consists of two parts. The first part calculates a trust level at the platform side to decide which actions should be allowed by a visiting mobile agent. The second part calculates an optimal route at the mobile agent side to decide an alternative destination in the case of rejection by a platform. Examples are provided from smart home scenarios, showing how flexible the proposed mechanism is.
    Original languageUndefined
    Place of PublicationEnschede
    PublisherCentre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT)
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 2009

    Publication series

    NameCTIT Technical Report Series
    PublisherCentre for Telematics and Information Technology, University of Twente
    No.TR-CTIT-09-36
    ISSN (Print)1381-3625

    Keywords

    • trust level
    • smart home
    • routing selection
    • EWI-16000
    • Security
    • METIS-263994
    • IR-67580
    • Mobile agent
    • Fuzzy Logic
    • SCS-Cybersecurity

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    Nasution, S., Hartel, P. H., Suryana, N., Azman, N., & Shahib, S. (2009). Trust Level and Routing Selection for Mobile Agents in a Smart Home (Extended version). (CTIT Technical Report Series; No. TR-CTIT-09-36). Enschede: Centre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT).