Cascade" and clarify its properties. By using these properties, we propose to improve the protocol performance on the number of publicly exchanged bits which should be as few as possible." />


A Study on Secret Key Reconciliation Protocol "Cascade"

Tomohiro SUGIMOTO  Kouichi YAMAZAKI  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E83-A   No.10   pp.1987-1991
Publication Date: 2000/10/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Section on Information Theory and Its Applications)
Category: Cryptography and Information Security
Keyword: 
quantum key distribution,  quantum cryptography,  secret key reconciliation,  

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Summary: 
We show some numerical results of computer simulations of secret key reconciliation (SKR) protocol "Cascade" and clarify its properties. By using these properties, we propose to improve the protocol performance on the number of publicly exchanged bits which should be as few as possible.