Anonymous Context Based Role Activation Mechanism

  • Partha Das Chowdhury
  • Bruce Christianson
  • James Malcolm
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4631)


Privacy is not an explicit goal of traditional authorisation mechanisms. The contribution of this paper is an authorisation mechanism which takes identity out of the trust management envelope. Our protocol supports weak versions of anonymity and is useful even if anonymity is not required, due to the ability to weaken trust assumptions.


Ring Signature Access Control Policy Trading Server Role Base Access Control Administrative Server 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Partha Das Chowdhury
    • 1
  • Bruce Christianson
    • 1
  • James Malcolm
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science Department, University of HertfordshireEngland

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