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A Novel Secret Sharing Technique Using QR Code
Jun-Chou Chuang, Yu-Chen Hu, Hsien-Ju Ko
Pages - 468 - 475     |    Revised - 30-11-2010     |    Published - 20-12-2010
Volume - 4   Issue - 5    |    Publication Date - December 2010  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Barcode, Secret Sharing, QR code
ABSTRACT
Any mobile device with capture function can read content from a barcode tag directly. When a barcode contains important data or privacy information, the risk of security becomes an important problem. In this paper, the QR code is employed to design the secret sharing mechanism so that the data privacy during data transmission can be enhanced. The secret data is divided into some shadows by the secret sharing mechanism and the results are embedded into barcode tags. The secret can be recovered only when the number of shadows is greater than or equal to the predefined threshold. In sum, the proposed technique improves data security for data transmission.
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Dr. Jun-Chou Chuang
- Taiwan
lzchung@pu.edu.tw
Professor Yu-Chen Hu
Providence University - Taiwan
Dr. Hsien-Ju Ko
- Taiwan