An enhanced model of biometric authentication in E-Learning: Using a combination of biometric features to access E-Learning environments

Navjot Kaur, P. W.C. Prasad, Abeer Alsadoon, L. Pham, A. Elchouemi

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Abstract

E-Learning is a very widely used mode of education these days. Many universities have adopted E-Learning as their preferred system for resource sharing, assessments and grading. The problem is that apart from being usable, economical and accessible, E-Learning systems are often prone to fraud perpetrated by dishonest students. Using a strong authentication mechanism would help in limiting the exploitation of E-Learning systems. Biometrics is one such authentication technique that provides unique and universal identification for any system. A number of different biometric frameworks have been developed for E-Learning systems, but there are still loopholes which need to be considered. This project discusses the main issues faced by E-Learning systems and how using biometrics can help overcome such issues. Firstly, it gives some information about the need for biometrics and the types of frameworks currently available. The proposed framework is then developed and evaluated based on a survey conducted with teachers and students. The project concludes with examining user perceptions about the proposed framework.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2016 International conference on advances in electrical, electronic and system engineering (ICAEESE)
EditorsRosdiadee Nordin, Mohd Fais Mansor, Mahamod Ismail
Place of PublicationUnited States
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages138-143
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781509028894
ISBN (Print)9781509028900
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Mar 2017
Event2016 International Conference on Advances in Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering: ICAEESE 2016 - Putrajaya Marriott Hotel, Putrajaya, Malaysia
Duration: 14 Nov 201616 Nov 2016
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http://www.ukm.my/ukmiic/2968-2/ (Organiser conference site)
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7887994 (Conference program)

Conference

Conference2016 International Conference on Advances in Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering
Abbreviated titleTechnologies for society’s well-being
Country/TerritoryMalaysia
CityPutrajaya
Period14/11/1616/11/16
OtherWith the theme “Technologies for society’s well-being”, the 2016 International Conference on Advances in Electrical, Electronics and System Engineering (ICAEESE 2016) is an exciting multidisciplinary conference focusing on the technologies and corresponding applications for the betterment of society. The ICAEESE 2016 is the premier conference for exchanging all technical research in Electrical, Electronics and Communications. The conference attendance boasts an outstanding mix of practitioners and researchers from industry and academia. ICAEESE 2016 is an opportunity to share, discuss, and witness research results in all areas of Electrical, Electronics and Communications technologies and their applications for the advancement of society’s well-being.
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