Information exchange through a relay node is attracting attention for applying machine-to-machine communications. If the node demodulates the received signal in relay processing confidentially, the information leakage through the relay station is a problem. In wireless MIMO switching, the frequency spectrum usage efficiency can be improved owing to the completion of information exchange within a short time. This study proposes a novel wireless MIMO switching method for secure information exchange. An overloaded situation, in which the access nodes are one larger than the number of antennas in the relay node, makes the demodulation of the relay node difficult. The access schedule of nodes is required for maintaining the overload situation and the high information exchange efficiency. This study derives the equation model of the access schedule and constructs an access schedule with fewer time periods in the integer programming problem. From the computer simulation, we confirm that the secure capacity of the proposed MIMO switching is larger than that of the original one, and the constructed access schedule is as large as the ideal and minimum time period for information exchange completion.
- Mathematical optimization
- Physical layer security
- Wireless MIMO switching
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Computer Networks and Communications
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering