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Delegation of Authentication to the Data Plane in Software-Defined Networks

Conference Proceeding
Almaini, A., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., & Schramm, M. (2020)
Delegation of Authentication to the Data Plane in Software-Defined Networks. In 2019 IEEE International Conferences on Ubiquitous Computing & Communications (IUCC) and Data Science and Computational Intelligence (DSCI) and Smart Computing, Networking and Services (SmartCNS), (58-65). https://doi.org/10.1109/iucc/dsci/smartcns.2019.00038
OpenFlow is considered as the most known protocol for Software Defined Networking (SDN). The main drawback of OpenFlow is the lack of support of new header definitions, which ...

Addressing the DAO Insider Attack in RPL’s Internet of Things Networks

Journal Article
Ghaleb, B., Al-Dubai, A., Ekonomou, E., Qasem, M., Romdhani, I., & Mackenzie, L. (2018)
Addressing the DAO Insider Attack in RPL’s Internet of Things Networks. IEEE Communications Letters, 23(1), 68-71. https://doi.org/10.1109/LCOMM.2018.2878151
In RPL routing protocol, the DAO (Destination Advertisement Object) control messages are announced by the child nodes to their parents to build downward routes. A malicious in...

A Novel Adaptive and Efficient Routing Update Scheme for Low-Power Lossy Networks in IoT

Journal Article
Ghaleb, B., Al-Dubai, A., Ekonomou, E., Romdhani, I., Nasser, Y., & Boukerche, A. (2018)
A Novel Adaptive and Efficient Routing Update Scheme for Low-Power Lossy Networks in IoT. IEEE Internet of Things, 5(6), 12. https://doi.org/10.1109/JIOT.2018.2862364
In this paper, we introduce Drizzle, a new algorithm for maintaining routing information in the Low-power and Lossy Networks (LLNs). The aim is to address the limitations of t...

Reliable and Energy-Efficient Two Levels Unequal Clustering Mechanism for Wireless Sensor Networks

Presentation / Conference
Ali, A. E., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., & Eshaftri, M. (2018, June)
Reliable and Energy-Efficient Two Levels Unequal Clustering Mechanism for Wireless Sensor Networks. Paper presented at The 16th IEEE International Conference on Smart City (IEEE SmartCity-2018), Exeter, UK
In Wireless Sensor Networks, clustering sensor nodes into disjoint groups is widely used to achieve load balance and increase network lifetime. In particular, traditional uneq...

Drizzle Algorithm

Report
Ghaleb, B., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., & Qasem, M. (2018)
Drizzle Algorithm. USA: IETF
Trickle algorithm used in RPL routing protocol suffers from some issues related to power, network convergence time and overhead and load-distribution. To optimize this al...

Reliability and Energy Efficiency Enhancement for Emergency-Aware Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN)

Journal Article
Salayma, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., & Nasser, Y. (2018)
Reliability and Energy Efficiency Enhancement for Emergency-Aware Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN). IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, 1-1. https://doi.org/10.1109/tgcn.2018.2813060
Medium Access Control (MAC) protocols based on Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) can improve the reliability and efficiency of WBAN. However, traditional static TDMA techni...

Load Balancing Objective Function in RPL draft-qasem-roll-rpl-load-balancing-01

Report
Qasem, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., & Ghaleb, B. (2018)
Load Balancing Objective Function in RPL draft-qasem-roll-rpl-load-balancing-01. USA: IETF
This document proposes an extended Objective Function(OF) that balances the number of children nodes of the parent nodes to avoid the overloading problem and ensure node lif...

A new dynamic weight clustering algorithm for wireless sensor networks

Conference Proceeding
Essa, A., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., & Eshaftri, M. (2017)
A new dynamic weight clustering algorithm for wireless sensor networks. In S. Yang, J. Gao, Y. Zhang, K. Yang, V. C. M. Leung, & J. Hu (Eds.), Smart Grid Inspired Future Technologies: First International Conference, Liverpool, UK, May 19-20, 2016 SmartGIFT 2016, 195-203
Since sensor nodes have limited energy resources, prolonging network lifetime and improving scalability are essential elements in energy-efficient Wireless Sensor Networks (WS...

Load Balancing Objective Function in RPL (Draft 2)

Report
Qasem, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., Ghaleb, B., Hou, J., & Jadhav, R. A. (2017)
Load Balancing Objective Function in RPL (Draft 2). USA: IETF
This document proposes an extended Objective Function(OF) that balances the number of child nodes of the parent nodes to avoid the overloading problem and ensure node li...

A New Weight based Rotating Clustering Scheme for WSNs

Conference Proceeding
Essa, A., Al-Dubai, A. Y., Romdhani, I., & Esriaftri, M. A. (2017)
A New Weight based Rotating Clustering Scheme for WSNs. In 2017 International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications (ISNCC)https://doi.org/10.1109/ISNCC.2017.8072000
Although energy efficiency in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) has been investigated widely, it is still a challenging dilemma. Clustering mechanisms are among the most widely ...