Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2006/233

A simple generalization of El-Gamal cryptosystem to non-abelian groups

Ayan Mahalanobis

Abstract: In this paper we propose the group of unitriangular matrices over a finite field as a non-abelian group and composition of inner, diagonal and central automorphisms as a group of automorphisms for the MOR cryptosystem.

Category / Keywords: public-key cryptography / MOR cryptosystem

Date: received 7 Jul 2006

Contact author: amahalan at stevens edu

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