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1. Retrieval and classification methods for textured 3D models: A comparative study
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 8/25/2015
Author: Afzal A Godil
Abstract: This paper presents a comparative study of six methods for the retrieval and classification of tex- tured 3D models, which have been selected as represen- tative of the state of the start and evaluated through 17 runs. To better analyse and control ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917596

2. gtklogger: A Tool For Systematically Testing Graphical User Interfaces
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1862
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 8/20/2015
Authors: Stephen A Langer, Faical Yannick Palingwende Congo, Andrew Charles edmu Reid, Rhonald Lua, Valerie R. Coffman
Abstract: We describe a scheme for systematically testing the operation of a graphical user interface. The scheme provides a capability for generating event logs, which are recordings of a user session with the interface. These logs can be annotated with ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917368

3. The Authentication Equation: A Tool to Visualize the Convergence of Security and Usability of Text-Based Passwords
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 8/4/2015
Authors: Cathryn Alicia Ploehn, Kristen Greene
Abstract: Password management is the ubiquitous struggle of the modern human. Despite usability playing a vital role in authentication, many password policies and requirements focus on security without sufficient consideration of human factors. In fact, ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917889

4. Human Generated Passwords - the Impacts of Password Requirements and Presentation Styles
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 8/2/2015
Authors: Paul Y Lee, Yee-Yin Choong
Abstract: The generation stage of the user password management lifecycle is arguably the most important yet perilous step. Fulfilling minimum length and character type requirements while attempting to create something memorable can become an arduous task, leav ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917941

5. Improved Security and Mobility Through Updated Interfaces for PIV Cards
Series: ITL Bulletin
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 7/21/2015
Authors: Hildegard Ferraiolo, Larry Feldman, Gregory A. Witte
Abstract: This bulletin summarizes the information presented in NIST SP 800-73-4: Interfaces for Personal Identity Verification and NIST SP 800-78-4: Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Sizes for Personal Identity Verification. SP 800-73-4 has been updated to a ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=919014

6. Conformance Testing Methodology Framework for ANSI/NIST-ITL 1-2011 Update: 2013, Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial & Other Biometric Information
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 500-304
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 6/24/2015
Authors: Christofer J. McGinnis, Dylan James Yaga, Fernando L. (Fernando L.) Podio
Abstract: Conformance testing measures whether an implementation faithfully implements the technical requirements defined in a standard. Conformance testing provides developers, users, and purchasers with increased levels of confidence in product quality and i ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917365

7. Interfaces for Personal Identity Verification
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-73-4
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 5/29/2015
Authors: David A Cooper, Hildegard Ferraiolo, Ketan L Mehta, Salvatore Francomacaro, Ramaswamy Chandramouli, Jason Mohler
Abstract: FIPS 201 defines the requirements and characteristics of a government-wide interoperable identity credential. FIPS 201 also specifies that this identity credential must be stored on a smart card. This document, SP 800-73, contains the technical speci ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918402

8. Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Program Location-Based Services R&D Roadmap
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: NIST TN 1883
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 5/22/2015
Authors: Ryan Felts, Marc Leh, Tracy A McElvaney, Dereck R Orr
Abstract: The Public Safety community is in a period of great transition. Over the next 20 years, technology advancements will enable data, video, and eventually voice communications to migrate from disparate Land Mobile Radio (LMR) networks to a nationwid ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918264

9. A Framework to Canonicalize Manufacturing Service Capability Models
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 5/15/2015
Authors: Boonserm Kulvatunyou, Yunsu Lee, Nenad Ivezic, Yun Peng
Abstract: The ability to share precise models of suppliers‰ manufacturing service capability (MSC) information is necessary to develop reliable methods that enable Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to efficiently configure agile and responsive supply cha ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912725

10. Introducing Combinatorial Testing in a Large Organization
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 4/23/2015
Authors: Jon Hagar, Thomas Wissink, David R Kuhn, Raghu N Kacker
Abstract: A two-year study of eight pilot projects to introduce combinatorial testing in a large aerospace corporation found that the new methods were practical, significantly lowered development costs, and improved test coverage by 20 to 50 percent.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913242



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