The Effect of Spatial Interference Correlation and Jamming on Secrecy in Cellular Networks
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AbstractRecent studies on secure wireless communication have shed light on a scenario where interference has a desirable impact on network performance. Particularly, assuming independent interference-power fluctuations at the eavesdropper and the receiver, opportunistic secure-information transfer can occur on the legitimate-link. However, interference is spatially correlated due to the common set of interfering sources, which may diminish the opportunistic-secure-spectrum-access (OSSA) probability. We study and quantify the effect of spatial interference correlation on OSSA in cellular-networks and investigate the potential of full-duplex jamming (FDJ) solutions. The results highlight the scenarios where FDJ improves OSSA performance.
CitationAli KS, ElSawy H, Haenggi M, Alouini M-S (2017) The Effect of Spatial Interference Correlation and Jamming on Secrecy in Cellular Networks. IEEE Wireless Communications Letters: 1–1. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LWC.2017.2711612.
SponsorsThe partial support of the U.S. National Science Foundation (grant CCF 1525904) is gratefully acknowledged.