Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2005/323

The Weil pairing on elliptic curves over C

Steven D. Galbraith

Abstract: To help motivate the Weil pairing, we discuss it in the context of elliptic curves over the field of complex numbers.

Category / Keywords: public-key cryptography / pairings

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Date: received 13 Sep 2005

Contact author: Steven Galbraith at rhul ac uk

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