Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2017/187

The discrete logarithm problem over prime fields: the safe prime case. The Smart attack, non-canonical lifts and logarithmic derivatives

H. Gopalakrishna Gadiyar and R. Padma

Abstract: In this brief note we connect the discrete logarithm problem over prime fields in the safe prime case to the logarithmic derivative.

Category / Keywords: public-key cryptography /

Date: received 24 Feb 2017

Contact author: rpadma at vit ac in

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