Monthly Archives: April 2015

Public Key Cryptography 2015, Gaithersburg, USA

PKC 2015 was held at the Gaithersburg Campus of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA, March 30th to April 1st. There were 36 accepted papers and two invited talks. The venue was quite impressive. However, our global … Continue reading

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Accepted presentations to NIST workshop on ECC standards

The NIST Workshop on Elliptic Curve Cryptography Standards takes place in June. The list of accepted presentations is now available here. — Steven Galbraith

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Elliptic curve discrete logarithm problem in characteristic two

Several recent preprints have discussed summation polynomial attacks on the ECDLP in characteristic 2: eprint 2015/310, New algorithm for the discrete logarithm problem on elliptic curves, by Igor Semaev. eprint 2015/319, Point Decomposition Problem in Binary Elliptic Curves, by Koray … Continue reading

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