Andrew Burnett

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We describe an identity based signature scheme that uses biometric information to construct the public key. Such a scheme would be beneficial in a legal dispute over whether a contract had been signed or not by a user. A biometric reading provided by the alleged signer would be enough to verify the signature. We make use of Fuzzy extractors [7] to generate(More)
Reduction of risk for human and food animal infection with Toxoplasma gondii is hampered by the lack of epidemiological data documenting the predominant routes of infection (oocyst vs. tissue cyst consumption) in horizontally transmitted toxoplasmosis. Existing serological assays can determine previous exposure to the parasite, but not the route of(More)
Clinical audit is becoming an increasingly sophisticated process now practised by a majority of clinicians. A crucial tool enabling clinicians to improve their care, it involves structured review against agreed standards. Clinical audit is a key component of each of the elements of clinical effectiveness enabling health-care interventions to achieve what is(More)
Difficulties with doctor-patient communication continue to be recognized as a major barrier to effective patient care. A fundamental requirement for effective communication has been identified to be an understanding of the patient as an individual, yet most medical students are educationally and socially isolated from their patients and have difficulty in(More)