A Comprehensive Trust Model Based on Multi-factors for WSNs

  • Na Wang 1. MoE Research Engineering Center for Software/ Hardware Co-Design Technology and Application East China Normal University No.3663 North Zhongshan Rd, Shanghai 2. Faculty of Engineering Shanghai Second Polytechnic University No.2360 Jinhai Rd, Shanghai
  • Yixiang Chen MoE Research Engineering Center for Software/ Hardware Co-Design Technology and Application East China Normal University No.3663 North Zhongshan Rd, Shanghai 200062 China


The goal of this paper is to introduce a novel trust model for wireless sensor networks. This trust model calculates trust value of nodes through two kinds of trusts: private trust and interactive trust of a node. Private trust focuses on the past record of a node’s sensing and its remaining energy. Interactive trust cares for the interaction of a node with its neighbors. This trust model can recognize faulty nodes inside a network, reduce their impaction to data acquisition, and select a trust routing for precise data transmission. A simulation is given and shows that this trust model has a higher performance than TMS and ECCR in some aspects. But it consumes more energy than ECCR for its comprehensive structure of data.


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How to Cite
WANG, Na; CHEN, Yixiang. A Comprehensive Trust Model Based on Multi-factors for WSNs. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS COMMUNICATIONS & CONTROL, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 2, p. 248-262, apr. 2005. ISSN 1841-9844. Available at: <http://univagora.ro/jour/index.php/ijccc/article/view/1756>. Date accessed: 29 sep. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.15837/ijccc.2015.2.1756.


Wireless Sensor Networks, Trust Model, Private trust, interactive trust, Trust routing