Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2011/188

Physical Turing Machines and the Formalization of Physical Cryptography

Ulrich Rührmair

Abstract: We introduce an extension of the standard Turing machine model, so-called Physical Turing machines, and apply them in a reductionist security proof for a standard scheme from physical cryptography.

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Date: received 12 Apr 2011

Contact author: ruehrmair at in tum de

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