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Conference Paper

Development of a Scale to Assess the Linguistic and Phonological Difficulty of Passwords

Published: June 22, 2014


Jennifer Romano Bergstrom (Fors Marsh Group), Stefan Frisch (University of South Florida), David Hawkins (Fors Marsh Group), Joy Hackenbracht (Fors Marsh Group), Kristen Greene (NIST), Mary Theofanos (NIST), Brian Griepentrog (Fors Marsh Group)


Name: 6th International Conference Cross-Cultural Design (CCD 2014)
Dates: 06/22/2014 - 06/27/2014
Location: Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Citation: Cross-Cultural Design: 6th International Conference, CCD 2014, Held as Part of HCI International 2014, vol. 8528, pp. 131-139



passwords; memorability; linguistics; phonology
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Document History:
06/22/14: Conference Paper (Final)


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