Nonlinear Dynamics

, Volume 73, Issue 1–2, pp 125–132 | Cite as

A three-party password-based authenticated key exchange protocol with user anonymity using extended chaotic maps

  • Cheng-Chi Lee
  • Chun-Ta Li
  • Che-Wei Hsu
Original Paper


In this paper, we propose a scheme utilizing three-party password-based authenticated key exchange protocol with user anonymity using extended chaotic maps, which is more efficient and secure than previously proposed schemes. In order to enhance the efficiency and security, we use the extended chaotic maps to encrypt and decrypt the information transmitted by the user or the server. In addition, the proposed protocol provides user anonymity to guarantee the identity of users, which is transmitted in the insecure public network.


Anonymity Chaotic maps Authenticated key exchange Password-based Three-party 



This research was partially supported by the National Science Council, Taiwan, R.O.C., under contract no.: NSC 101-2221-E-030-018 and NSC 101-2221-E-165-002. We also thank Morton W. Belcher, III, M.S.L.S., for his opinions with regard to this research project.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Library and Information ScienceFu Jen Catholic UniversitySinjhuang City, New Taipei CityROC
  2. 2.Department of Photonics & Communication EngineeringAsia UniversityWufeng Shiang, TaichungROC
  3. 3.Department of Information ManagementTainan University of TechnologyTainanROC

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