Oblivious transfer and its applications
Mikhail Atallah - CERIAS /Purdue CS Department
Mar 26, 1999
AbstractAlice wants to send Bob one of two messages but Bob must receive only one. Alice should not be able to control or to know which of the two messages Bob receives. This is the oblivious transfer problem, and it is used in solving many problems, such as the simultaneous signing of a contract, digital certified mail, and many others. The talk will cover, in detail, how all of the above is done. No previous background in this area is assumed.
About the SpeakerMike Atallah is one of the senior professors associated with the CERIAS. He is a professor with the
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