A secure electronic examination protocol using wireless networks

Jordi Herrera-Joancomartí*, Josep Prieto-Blázquez, Jordi Castellà-Roca

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    Abstract

    Electronic examinations are those examinations performed through a computer where questions and answers are computer files rather than sheets of paper. The temptation of using electronic examinations as a distance learning evaluation tool is obvious. However, security concerns must be considered. In this paper, we present a secure electronic examination protocol. Using wireless technology, we propose a trade-off solution between examination security (in terms of examination result correctness) and examination flexibility.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)263-267
    Number of pages5
    JournalInternational Conference on Information Technology: Coding Computing, ITCC
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2004

    Keywords

    • Cryptography
    • e-learning
    • Electronic examinations
    • Security
    • Wireless networks

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