Continuous and Transparent Authentication of Haptic Users

Telerobotic systems are used to perform critical tasks in sensitive environments. The security of these systems is of paramount importance, because compromising them can result in significant harm. This dataset represents a first step towards addressing threats that lead to illegitimate access to telerobotic devices. The data was collected via experiments in which users explored several scenes using a GeoMagic Phantom Omni haptic device. These scenes provided only limited visual feedback, and required users to interact with it by primarily relying on haptic feedback. We recorded how 32 users interacted with the haptic device over a total of 180 sessions.

Information on the dataset is available from this link The paper detailing our research is available from this link. The dataset used in our work can be downloaded from this link (SHA-1: 756e655992bb63b8f6ee9bf3a1bd01aeb08aff4c).

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