Advances in cryptology, CRYPTO '96: 16th annual international cryptology conference, Santa Barbara, California, USA, August 18-22, 1996 : proceedings, Volume 16

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th Annual International Cryptology Conference, CRYPTO '96, held in Santa Barbara, California, USA, in August 1996 under the sponsorship of the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR).
The 30 revised full papers presented in the volume were selected from a total of 130 submissions; they are organized in topical sections on hashing and authentication, new systems, cryptoanalysis, hard bits, signatures, zero knowledge, symmetric systems, Diffie-Hellman oracle, quantum cryptography, stream ciphers, and secret sharing. All in all, this book is a current report on the state-of-the-art in the field.

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Keying Hash Functions for Message Authentication
Universal Hashing and Multiple Authentication
Universal Hash Functions from Exponential Sums over Finite Fields

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Neal Koblitz is a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Washington in the Department of Mathematics. He is also an adjunct professor with the Centre for Applied Cryptographic Research at the University of Waterloo. He is the creator of hyperelliptic curve cryptography and the independent co-creator of elliptic curve cryptography. Professor Koblitz received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University, where he was a Putnam Fellow, in 1969. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1974 under the direction of Nickolas Katz.