Jamming and Anti-jamming Techniques in Wireless Networks: A Survey

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Inderscience Publishers, Geneva, SWITZERLAND


Because of the proliferation of wireless technologies, jamming in wireless networks has become a major research problem due to the ease in blocking communication in wireless networks. Jamming attacks are a subset of denial of service (DoS) attacks in which malicious nodes block legitimate communication by causing intentional interference in networks. To better understand this problem, we need to discuss and analyze, in detail, various techniques for jamming and anti-jamming in wireless networks. There are two main aspects of jamming techniques in wireless ad hoc networks: types of jammers and placement of jammers for effective jamming. To address jamming problem, various jamming localization, detection and countermeasure mechanisms are studied. Finally, we describe the open issues in this field, such as energy efficient detection scheme and jammer classification.



countermeasure for jamming, localizing jammers, placement of jammers, classification of jammers, wireless networks, Jamming


K. Grover, A. Lim, and Q. Yang. "Jamming and Anti-jamming Techniques in Wireless Networks: A Survey", International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing, vol. 17, no. 4, pp 197-215, 2014.
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