International Journal of Communication Systems
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Edited By: Professor Mohammad S. Obaidat
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Online ISSN: 1099-1131
The International Journal of Communication Systems
The International Journal of Communication Systems provides a forum for R&D, open to researchers from all types of institutions and organisations worldwide, aimed at the increasingly important area of communication technology. The Journal's emphasis is particularly on the issues impacting behaviour at the system, service and management levels. Published twelve times a year, it provides coverage of advances that have a significant potential to impact the immense technical and commercial opportunities in the communications sector.
Recently Published Articles
- On the security of an RFID-based parking lot management system
Masoumeh Safkhani, Nasour Bagheri, Mehdi Hosseinzadeh, Mojtaba Eslamnezhad Namin and Samad Rostampour
Version of Record online: 24 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/dac.3313
In this paper, we evaluate an authentication protocol for parking lot management systems conforming to EPC C1-G2 standard and prove that the proposed protocol is vulnerable to the secret disclosure and the impersonation attack. In addition, we present a new secure and low-cost protocol. We analyze the new protocol based on formal and informal method and show it is secure and appropriate for passive tags with resource limitations.
- A comparative study and workload distribution model for re-encryption schemes in a mobile cloud computing environment
Abdul Nasir Khan, Mazhar Ali, Atta ur Rehman Khan, Fiaz Gul Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed Khan, Waqas Jadoon, Shahab Shamshirband and Anthony T. Chronopoulos
Version of Record online: 22 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/dac.3308
Our contribution is to propose a Workload Distribution Model for re-encryption schemes, which offloads the computational intensive operations, such as encryption and decryption on trusted entity. Moreover, the proposed Workload Distribution Model is compared with the existing re-encryption schemes in terms of resource utilization on trusted entity and mobile device. The experimental result shows substantial improvement in performance compared to the existing schemes.
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- Cognitive radio network with coordinated multipoint joint transmission
Tahsin Reasat, Abir Saha and Md. Forkan Uddin
Version of Record online: 20 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/dac.3310
We propose a cognitive radio (CR) system with coordinated multipoint (CoMP) joint transmission (JT) technique. We develop an analytical model of the received SNR at a CR to determine the energy detection threshold and the minimum number of required samples for energy detection–based spectrum sensing in a cognitive radio network (CRN) with CoMP JT technique. We provide optimal and heuristic algorithms to configure the channel allocation and user scheduling in CRNs for maximizing the minimum throughput of the users.