Block Ciphers

  • Jakobsen, Thomas (Project Manager)

    Project Details


    Block ciphers are a class of symmetric
    cryptosystems used for secure
    communications. The project examines
    the strength of various types of
    block ciphers using generalizations of
    linear cryptanalysis and a new
    approach called the interpolation attack.
    Moreover, relations between coding theory
    and cryptography are
    investigated, e.g., the connection between
    the theory of S-boxes used
    in block ciphers and the theory of linear codes.
    The project also examines some complexity
    theory related issues
    concerning cryptography.
    Effective start/end date01/02/199601/08/1999


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