Chronicle.com Wired Campus blog: “Pace U. Researchers Work on New Way to Stop Online Cheating”

Computer scientists at Pace University have developed a new way to detect cheating by online test-takers.

The approach, developed by Charles C. Tappert, a professor, and several graduate students, tracks the typing and style choices of users to authenticate their identity.

Computer scientists at Pace University have developed a new way to detect cheating by online test-takers.

The approach, developed by Charles C. Tappert, a professor, and several graduate students, tracks the typing and style choices of users to authenticate their identity.

Mr. Tappert has worked with various students for several years to develop a keystroke biometric system that tracks how long users hold down and release individual keys—their “dwell time”—and their transition from each key to the next.

Read the entry on the Chronicle.com Wired Campus blog.

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