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URN etd-0828112-110710 Statistics This thesis had been viewed 1773 times. Download 1491 times. Author Chih-Hsiung Ku Author's Email Address email@example.com Department Information Management Year 2011 Semester 2 Degree Master Type of Document Master's Thesis Language zh-TW.Big5 Chinese Page Count 66 Title Exploring the Satisfaction of Identity Authentication Mechanisms Provided by Online Game Makers Using Integrated Technology Acceptance Model Keyword Internet UTAUT Authentication Online Game Online Game Authentication UTAUT Internet Abstract With the popularity of personal computers and the Internet, online games are booming, gradually changing the style of recreation. As the online game continued to flourish, the problems accompanied with it are threatening the stability and order of the cyber-society. Information security becomes one of the main problems to be solved in the game industry. Since authentication is the first safeguard of information security, this study will explore the players’ acceptance of authentication mechanisms provided by the online game makers. There are several mechanisms such as smart cards, dynamic passwords, secure socket layer (SSL) enhancement, screen login, etc. available for users. We apply to the model of Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology to study online game authentication behavior patterns from the four constructs of performance expectations, ease of use, social impact, as well as help desk. In addition, we will check the impact of four interference variables of gender, education level, experience, financial affordability on the above four constructs. The results of the study provide a valuable reference for domestic software vendors in deciding their online game authentication mechanism. Advisor Committee Patrick S. Chen - advisor
Files Date of Defense 2012-07-10 Date of Submission 2012-08-29