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Cryptography and Mathematics January 11, 1998 - January 12, 1998
Registration Deadline: January 12, 1998 over 21 years ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: October 11, 1997 over 21 years ago
Parent Program: --
Organizers Kevin McCurley and Neal Koblitz
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Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.

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Jan 11, 1998
Sunday
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  A problem in computational group theory and its application to structured hashing
Josh Benaloh
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Overview of elliptic curve cryptography
Neal Koblitz
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Cryptographic policy
Susan Landau
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  A whirlwind tour of cryptography
Kevin McCurley
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Using formal languages to analyse exponentiation algorithms
Luke O'Connor
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Commercial applications of cryptography
Jim Omura
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Cryptanalysis and design of message authentication codes
Bart Preneel
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  On the derivability of collision-intractable hash functions
Dan Simon