Voucher Web Metering Using Identity Management Systems

Web Metering is a method to find out content and services exposure to visitors. This paper proposes a visitor centric voucher scheme that uses an identity management systems solution to incorporate a Web Metering function. The proposed scheme runs transparently to the visitor and utilizes security properties available in identity management systems. On a higher level, the scheme introduces the use of authentication protocols to provide Web Metering evidence. Web Metering is defined here as a method to measure the interactions done between the visitor and the Web server over a specific period of time.
Provided by: Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net) Topic: Data Centers Date Added: Apr 2012 Format: PDF

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