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Author Yuh-Ren Tsai ♦ Cheng-Ju Chang
Sponsorship IEEE Lexington Section, USA ♦ IEEE Aerospace and Electron. Syst. Soc., USA ♦ Chung Shan Inst. of Sci. and Technol., Taiwan ♦ US Army Res. Lab. Far East Res. Office, USA ♦ Asian Office of Aerospace, Res. and Development, USA ♦ IEEE Taipei Section, Taiwan
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2003
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Computer programming, programs & data ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Other branches of engineering
Subject Keyword Authentication ♦ Wireless LAN ♦ GSM ♦ Land mobile radio cellular systems ♦ Roaming ♦ Cellular networks ♦ Identity-based encryption ♦ Mobile communication ♦ Data engineering ♦ Communication system security
Abstract Authentication and roaming are critical issues for wireless data applications. Due to the strong points of mobile cellular network - large subscriber base, secure authentication mechanism, well established roaming agreements and well defined service entries, - it is favorable to integrate the authentication mechanism of WLAN into that of mobile cellular network. For GSM/GPRS cellular systems, the subscriber identity module (SIM) card is used for user identification, authentication and message encryption. Thus, it is feasible to authenticate the subscribers in WLAN via exchanging the authentication information between mobile cellular network and subscribers' SIM cards. The issue of SIM-based subscriber authentication for WLAN is investigated. By utilizing the GSM authentication information, an authentication mechanism is proposed and an experimental system is implemented.
Description Author affiliation: Inst. of Commun. Eng., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan (Yuh-Ren Tsai; Cheng-Ju Chang)
ISBN 0780378822
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2003-10-14
Publisher Place Taiwan
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 358.46 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 468
Ending Page 473


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library