Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2008/085

All Pairings Are in a Group

Chang-An Zhao and Fangguo Zhang and Jiwu Huang

Abstract: In this paper, we suggest that all pairings be in a group from an abstract angle. It is possible that our observation can be applied into other aspects of pairing-based cryptosystems.

Category / Keywords: fundations/Pairing-based cryptosystems, Tate pairing, Ate pairing, Elliptic curves, Group.

Date: received 26 Feb 2008, last revised 28 Feb 2008

Contact author: zhcha at mail2 sysu edu cn

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