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GesturePIN: Using Discrete Gestures for Associating Mobile Devices

Chong, Ming Ki and Marsden, Gary and Gellersen, Hans (2010) GesturePIN: Using Discrete Gestures for Associating Mobile Devices. In: MobileHCI '10 Proceedings of the 12th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services :. ACM, New York, pp. 261-264. ISBN 978-1-60558-835-3

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Mobile devices with wireless network capabilities can be associated to form ad hoc networks to share resources; however, such an association of devices requires authentication. At present, PIN is the common authentication method, but in many cases, small devices may not have input interfaces to accommodate PIN entry. We therefore design a gesture-based authentication scheme, called GesturePIN, for associating multiple mobile devices; our solution provides the advantage of being adaptable to any PIN authentication systems. We have also conducted a quantitative user study to understand the speed and accuracy of people using our gesture-based system compared to using PIN.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Additional Information: Nominated for best short paper. Short paper acceptance rate: 17.5%
Uncontrolled Keywords: Spontaneous interaction ; device association ; device authentication ; gesture password
Subjects: ?? qa75 ??
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 42493
Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
Deposited On: 07 May 2010 22:53
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2018 06:21
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