### Abstract

The two main systems used for public key cryptography are RSA and
protocols based on the discrete logarithm problem in some cyclic
group. We focus on the latter problem and state cryptographic
protocols and mathematical background material.

Original language | English |
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Title of host publication | Seminaires et congres |

Volume | 11 |

Publication date | 2005 |

Pages | 41-73 |

ISBN (Print) | 2-85629-175-9 |

Publication status | Published - 2005 |

## Cite this

Frey, G., & Lange, T. (2005). Mathematical Background of Public Key Cryptography. In

*Seminaires et congres*(Vol. 11, pp. 41-73)