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Title: Blind Cooperative Jamming: Exploiting ISI Heterogeneity to Achieve Positive Secure DoF
We investigate secure degrees of freedom (SDoF) of a single-input single-output (SISO) wiretap channel with a single helper without channel state information at the transmitters (CSIT). Wireless communication systems inherently suffer from intersymbol interference (ISI) due to channel dispersion. In this paper, we propose a novel blind cooperative jamming scheme that exploits the ISI heterogeneity to achieve positive SDoF, even without any CSIT. In order to achieve positive SDoF, the proposed approach only requires statistical properties of the ISI channel. In particular, we show that if LB is the effective ISI channel multipath link length towards the legitimate receiver (Bob) and LE is the link length towards the eavesdropper (Eve), a positive SDoF of LB-LE is achievable. To the best of our 2(LB -1) knowledge, this is the first work that exploits ISI link length heterogeneity to achieve positive secure degrees of freedom.  more » « less
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