Monthly Archives: February 2013

New results on the discrete logarithm problem in finite fields of small characteristic

Two recent papers on eprint have made tremendous progress on the discrete logarithm problem in the multiplicative group of a finite field of characteristic two. The papers are: Antoine Joux, A new index calculus algorithm with complexity L(1/4+o(1)) in very … Continue reading

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Accepted papers for EUROCRYPT 2013

The EUROCRYPT 2013 conference will be held in Athens, Greece on May 26-30, 2013. The list of accepted papers is here.¬† There are several papers of interest to researchers in ECC. Joppe Bos, Craig Costello, Huseyin Hisil¬† and Kristin Lauter … Continue reading

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