PKC 2003 Begins January 6th
The annual International Workshop on Practice and Theory in Public Key
Cryptography (PKC 2003) is the 6th and, for its first time sponsored by IACR
(the International Association for Cryptologic Research). It is the main
international workshop on the topic of public key cryptography.
105 submissions were received (an increase of 52% compared to PKC 2002) from
21 countries in 4 continents. 26 papers were accepted in such areas as:
Elliptic Curves (6 papers), Cryptanalysis (5 papers), Broadcast and Tracing,
Conference Key Distribution, Diffie-Hellman assumptions, Digital Signatures,
Discrete Logarithm, Identity-Based Systems, Implementation Attacks and Issues,
New Public Key Schemes, Proven Secure Cryptography and Threshold Cryptography.