Batch Verification of Short Signatures

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Batch Verification of Short Signatures
Abstract. With computer networks spreading into a variety of new environments, the need to authenticate and secure communication grows. Many of these new environments have particular requirements on the applicable cryptographic primitives. For instance, several applications require that communication overhead be small and that many messages be processed at the same time. In this paper we consider the suitability of public key signatures in the latter scenario. That is, we consider signatures that are 1) short and 2) where many signatures from (possibly) different signers on (possibly) different messages can be verified quickly. We propose the first batch verifier for messages from many (certified) signers without random oracles and with a verification time where the dominant operation is independent of the number of signatures to verify. We further propose a new signature scheme with very short signatures, for which batch verification for many signers is also highly efficient. Prior wo...
Jan Camenisch, Susan Hohenberger, Michael Ø
Added 16 Aug 2010
Updated 16 Aug 2010
Type Conference
Year 2007
Authors Jan Camenisch, Susan Hohenberger, Michael Østergaard Pedersen
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