A Study on Performance Evaluation of 7-Step QRcode Authentication Framework

  • Dong-Sik Oh
  • Bong-Han Kim
  • Jae-Kwang Lee
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 164)


This thesis designed QRcode authentication framework with 7 steps, and especially proposed ‘Stepwise Dimensional Ascending Algorithm’. The stepwise dimensional ascending algorithm for QRcode authentication framework is described as follows: in step 1, space filling curve algorithm making one dimensional sequence and neighboring cells are bound together; in step 2, a two dimensional array is comprised; and in step 3 is ‘Layer’ work processed. In other words, three-dimensional sequence is made by Z-Order. In order to perform comparison analysis on the currently used authentication systems and the proposed one, each authentication technique on the Android OS environment was implemented for a test. The test result showed that just as the original study purpose of QRocde authentication system, the proposed technique made mobile devices less consume system resources, and that, regarding network traffic volume between mobile devices and a server and the time necessary for authentication in a server, the proposed technique’s performance is as same as or better than encryption method and mobile OTP method.


QRcode Mobile cloud Authentication 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringHannam UniversityDaejeonKorea
  2. 2.Department of Computer and Information EngineeringCheongju UniversityCheongjuKorea

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