Nicholas Paul Sheppard

Publications


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Book Chapters

R. Safavi-Naini and N. P. Sheppard. Content-Sharing in Digital Rights Management, in Digital Rights Management: Technology, Standards and Applications, edited by F. Hartung, T. Kalker and S. Lian, Taylor & Francis, 2014.

R. Safavi-Naini and N. P. Sheppard. Digital Rights Management, in Handbook of Financial Cryptography and Security, edited by B. Rosenberg, CRC Press, 2010. [Download]

N. P. Sheppard. Distributing Sensitive Information in the MPEG-21 Multimedia Framework, in Handbook of MPEG Applications: Standards in Practice, edited by H. Agius and M. C. Angelides, John Wiley & Sons, pp. 433-454, 2010. [More Information]

Digital Rights Management

N. P. Sheppard and R. Safavi-Naini. On the Operational Semantics of Rights Expression Languages. ACM Workshop on Digital Rights Management 2009, Chicago, Illinois, USA, pp. 17-28. [ ACM DL Author-ize service Download ]

N. P. Sheppard. On Implementing MPEG-21 Intellectual Property Management and Protection. ACM Workshop on Digital Rights Management 2007, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, pp. 10-22. [Download]

N. P. Sheppard and R. Safavi-Naini. Modelling Social Networks as Authorised Domains with Decay. International Workshop on Technical, Economic and Legal Aspects of Business Models for Virtual Goods 2007, Koblenz, Germany. [Download]

N. P. Sheppard and R. Safavi-Naini. Sharing Digital Rights with Domain Licensing. ACM Workshop on Multimedia Content Protection and Security 2006, Santa Barbara, California, USA, pp. 3-12. [Download]

H. Vasanta, R. Safavi-Naini, N. P. Sheppard, and J. M. Surminen. Distributed Management of OMA DRM Domains. International Workshop on Information Security Applications 2006, Jeju Island, Korea, pp. 237-251. [Download]

Q. Liu, R. Safavi-Naini and N. P. Sheppard. A License Transfer System for Supporting Content Portability in Digital Rights Management. IFIP International Information Security Conference 2005, Chiba, Japan, pp. 189-204.

Q. Liu, R. Safavi-Naini and N. P. Sheppard. Maintaining Count Constraints in a Household Domain in DRM. International Workshop on Software Support for Portable Storage 2005, San Francisco, USA, pp. 69-75.

R. Safavi-Naini, N. P. Sheppard and T. Uehara. Import/Export in Digital Rights Management. ACM Workshop on Digital Rights Management 2004, Washington DC, USA, pp. 99-110. [Download]

Q. Liu, R. Safavi-Naini and N. P. Sheppard. Digital Rights Management for Content Distribution. Australasian Information Security Workshop 2003, Adelaide, Australia, pp. 49-58.

Privacy

M. Jafari, R. Safavi-Naini and N. P. Sheppard. A Rights Management Approach to Protection of Privacy in a Cloud of Electronic Health Records. ACM Workshop on Digital Rights Management 2011, Chicago, Illinois, pp 23-30. [Download]

M. Jafari, P. W. L. Fong, R. Safavi-Naini, K. Barker and N. P. Sheppard. Towards Defining Semantic Foundations for Purpose-Based Privacy Policies. ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy 2011, San Antonio, Texas, USA, pp. 213-224. [Download]

M. Jafari, R. Safavi-Naini, C. Saunders and N. P. Sheppard. Using Digital Rights Management for Securing Data in a Medical Research Environment. ACM Workshop on Digital Rights Management 2010, Chicago, Illinois, USA, pp. 55-60. [More information] [Short version]

M. Jafari, R. Safavi-Naini and N. P. Sheppard. Enforcing Purpose of Use via Workflows. Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society 2009, Chicago, Illinois, USA, pp. 113-116. [ ACM DL Author-ize service Download ]

N. P. Sheppard, R. Safavi-Naini and M. Jafari. A Digital Rights Management Model for Healthcare. IEEE International Symposium on Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks 2009, London, UK, pp. 106-109. [Technical Report]

F. Salim, N. P. Sheppard and R. Safavi-Naini. Enforcing P3P Policies Using a Digital Rights Management System. International Workshop on Privacy Enhancing Technologies 2007, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, pp. 200-217.

N. P. Sheppard and R. Safavi-Naini. Protecting Privacy with the MPEG-21 IPMP Framework. International Workshop on Privacy Enhancing Technologies 2006, Cambridge, UK, pp. 152-171. [Download]

Location-based Services

A. Muhlbauer, R. Safavi-Naini, F. Salim, N. P. Sheppard, M. Surminen. Location Constraints in Digital Rights Management. Computer Communications 31(6), 2008, pp. 1173-1180. [Download]

R. Safavi-Naini, N. P. Sheppard, M. Surminen. Location-based DRM using WiFi Access Points. International Symposium on Communications and Information Technology 2007, Sydney, Australia, pp. 882-886. [Download]

Trusted Computing

F. Salim, N. P. Sheppard and R. Safavi-Naini. A Rights Management Approach to Securing Data Distribution in Coalitions. Asia-Pacific Workshop on Cyber Security 2010. [Download]

S. Stamm, N. P. Sheppard and R. Safavi-Naini. Implementing Trusted Terminals with a TPM and SITDRM. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science 197(1), February 2008, pp. 73-85. [Download]

Digital Watermarking

N. P. Sheppard, R. Safavi-Naini and P. Ogunbona. Secure Multimedia Authoring with Dishonest Collaborators. EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, Special Issue on Multimedia Security and Rights Management, October 2004, pp. 2214-2223. [Download]

G. E. Wheeler, R. Safavi-Naini and N. P. Sheppard. Weighted Segmented Digital Watermarking. International Workshop on Digital Watermarking 2004, Seoul, Korea, pp. 89-100. [Download]

R. Scealy, R. Safavi-Naini and N. P. Sheppard. Performance Measurement of Watermark Embedding Patterns. International Workshop on Digital Watermarking 2003, Seoul, Korea, pp. 77-85. [Download]

N. P. Sheppard, R. Safavi-Naini and P. Ogunbona, Digital Watermarks for Copyright Protection. Journal of Law and Information Science 12 (2002), pp. 110-128.

N. P. Sheppard, R. Safavi-Naini and P. Ogunbona. On Multiple Watermarking. Workshop on Multimedia and Security 2001, Ottawa, Canada, pp. 3-6. [Download]

Combinatorial Optimisation

J. H. Kingston and N. P. Sheppard. On Reductions for the Steiner Problem in Graphs. Journal of Discrete Algorithms 1 (2003), pp. 77-88.

N. P. Sheppard, Self-Reduction for Combinatorial Optimisation. PhD Thesis, The University of Sydney, 2001. [Download]

J. H. Kingston and N. P. Sheppard. On the Hardness of Computing Maximum Self-Reduction Sequences. Discrete Mathematics 226 (2000), pp. 243-253.