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An Interoperable Approach to Multifactor Identity Verification
May 2009 (vol. 42 no. 5)
pp. 50-57
Federica Paci, Purdue University
Rodolfo Ferrini, Purdue University
Andrea Musci, Purdue University
Kevin Steuer Jr., Purdue University
Elisa Bertino, Purdue University
Naming heterogeneity occurs in digital identity management systems when the various parties involved in managing digital identities use different vocabularies to denote identity attribute names. To resolve potential interoperability issues due to naming heterogeneity, the authors propose a new protocol that uses lookup tables, dictionaries, and ontology mapping techniques.

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Index Terms:
Identity management systems, Ontology mappings, Identity attributes, Digital identity, Security & privacy
Citation:
Federica Paci, Rodolfo Ferrini, Andrea Musci, Kevin Steuer Jr., Elisa Bertino, "An Interoperable Approach to Multifactor Identity Verification," Computer, vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 50-57, May 2009, doi:10.1109/MC.2009.142
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