Secure full-duplex device-to-device communication

Muhammad R. A. Khandaker*, Christos Masouros, Kai-Kit Wong

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This paper considers full-duplex (FD) device-to-device (D2D) communications in a downlink MISO cellular system in the presence of multiple eavesdroppers. The D2D pair communicate sharing the same frequency band allocated to the cellular users (CUs). Since the D2D users share the same frequency as the CUs, both the base station (BS) and D2D transmissions interfere each other. In addition, due to limited processing capability, D2D users are susceptible to external attacks. Our aim is to design optimal beamforming and power control mechanism to guarantee secure communication while delivering the required quality-of-service (QoS) for the D2D link. In order to improve security, artificial noise (AN) is transmitted by the BS. We design robust beamforming for secure message as well as the AN in the worst-case sense for minimizing total transmit power with imperfect channel state information (CSI) of all links available at the BS. The problem is strictly non-convex with infinitely many constraints. By discovering the hidden convexity of the problem, we derive a rank-one optimal solution for the power minimization problem.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 IEEE Globecom Workshops (GC Wkshps)
ISBN (Electronic)9781538639207
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jan 2018
Event2017 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference - Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 4 Dec 20178 Dec 2017


Conference2017 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference
Abbreviated titleGC 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality


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