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ECC 2017, Nijmegen November 13-15

The ECC 2017 conference will be held in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, November 13-15, 2017. There will be a school held before the conference on November 9-11. More information is available at the conference page https://ecc2017.cs.ru.nl/

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Asiacrypt 2016

Asiacrypt was held in Hanoi this year and was extremely well organised. There were quite a few papers about elliptic curves, and related areas such as post-quantum cryptography. It is worth noting that the talks were all streamed online and … Continue reading

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New ECDLP record

A tweet today suggests the ECDLP computation started in the Faster discrete logarithms on FPGAs paper by Daniel J. Bernstein, Susanne Engels, Tanja Lange, Ruben Niederhagen, Christof Paar, Peter Schwabe and Ralf Zimmermann may have finally completed. See the below … Continue reading

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ECC 2016, İzmir

The 20th Elliptic Curve Cryptography workshop was held in İzmir, Turkey, from the 5th to the 7th of September this year. Many international colleagues unfortunately couldn’t be there this year: you all missed out. The conference was extremely well organized … Continue reading

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Twelfth Algorithmic Number Theory Symposium, Kaiserslautern, 2016

The Algorithmic Number Theory Symposium (ANTS-XII) took place at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern from August 29 to September 2, 2016. Apart from the excellent invited lectures, the most memorable event of the conference was the late-night walk through the … Continue reading

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CRYPTO and CHES 2016, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Like every three years since 2010, CRYPTO and CHES this year were jointly held at the University of California Santa Barbara on the third week of August, and featured the usual chocolate strawberries, beach barbecue and India pale ale. The … Continue reading

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eprint 2016/704

Nicolas Courtois has recently uploaded to eprint the paper High Saturation Complete Graph Approach for EC Point Decomposition and ECDL Problem of over 80 pages about ECDLP. The paper is written in an unusual style. It is a bit like … Continue reading

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