Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2006/229

Another Look at "Provable Security". II

Neal Koblitz and Alfred Menezes

Abstract: We discuss the question of how to interpret reduction arguments in cryptography. We give some examples to show the subtlety and difficulty of this question.

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Date: received 3 Jul 2006, last revised 15 Aug 2011

Contact author: ajmeneze at uwaterloo ca

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