The Decision Diffie-Hellman Assumption and the Quadratic Residuosity Assumption

Taiichi SAITO
Takeshi KOSHIBA
Akihiro YAMAMURA

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E84-A    No.1    pp.165-171
Publication Date: 2001/01/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Cryptography and Information Security)
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Keyword: 
decision Diffie-Hellman assumption,  quadratic residuosity assumption,  probabilistic encryption,  bit commitment,  all-or-nothing disclosure of secrets,  

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Summary: 
This paper examines similarities between the Decision Diffie-Hellman (DDH) assumption and the Quadratic Residuosity (QR) assumption. In addition, we show that many cryptographic protocols based on the QR assumption can be reconstructed using the DDH assumption.


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