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dc.contributor.authorMarojevic, Vuken_US
dc.contributor.authorRao, Raghunandan M.en_US
dc.contributor.authorHa, Seanen_US
dc.contributor.authorReed, Jeffrey H.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-11-13T16:02:35Z
dc.date.available2017-11-13T16:02:35Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/80349
dc.description.abstractMission-critical wireless networks are being up-graded to 4G long-term evolution (LTE). As opposed to capacity, these networks require very high reliability and security as well as easy deployment and operation in the field. Wireless communication systems have been vulnerable to jamming, spoofing and other radio frequency attacks since the early days of analog systems. Although wireless systems have evolved, important security and reliability concerns still exist. This paper presents our methodology and results for testing 4G LTE operating in harsh signaling environments. We use software-defined radio technology and open-source software to develop a fully configurable protocol-aware interference waveform. We define several test cases that target the entire LTE signal or part of it to evaluate the performance of a mission-critical production LTE system. Our experimental results show that synchronization signal interference in LTE causes significant throughput degradation at low interference power. By dynamically evaluating the performance measurement counters, the k- nearest neighbor classification method can detect the specific RF signaling attack to aid in effective mitigation.en_US
dc.relation.urihttp://arxiv.org/abs/1708.06814v1en_US
dc.subjectcs.NIen_US
dc.subjectcs.NIen_US
dc.titlePerformance Analysis of a Mission-Critical Portable LTE System in Targeted RF Interferenceen_US
dc.typeArticle - Refereed
dc.description.notes5 pages, 6 figures. Accepted for publication at IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Fall 2017en_US
dc.identifier.orcidReed, JH [0000-0003-3494-1901]en_US
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