Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2013/012

Tropical cryptography

Dima Grigoriev and Vladimir Shpilrain

Abstract: We employ tropical algebras as platforms for several cryptographic schemes that would be vulnerable to linear algebra attacks were they based on ``usual" algebras as platforms.

Category / Keywords: public-key cryptography / tropical algebra, public key exchange, encryption

Date: received 8 Jan 2013

Contact author: shpilrain at yahoo com

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