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Compact E-Cash from Bounded Accumulator

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Compact E-Cash from Bounded Accumulator
Abstract. Known compact e-cash schemes are constructed from signature schemes with efficient protocols and verifiable random functions. In this paper, we introduce a different approach. We construct compact e-cash schemes from bounded accumulators. A bounded accumulator is an accumulator with a limit on the number of accumulated values. We show a generic construction of compact e-cash schemes from bounded accumulators and signature schemes with certain properties and instantiate it using an existing pairing-based accumulator and a new signature scheme. Our scheme revokes the secret key of the double-spender directly and thus supports more efficient coin tracing. The new signature scheme has an interesting property that is has the message space of a cyclic group G1 equipped with a bilinear pairing, with efficient protocol to show possession of a signature without revealing the signature nor the message. We show that the new scheme is secure in the generic group model. The new signatur...
Man Ho Au, Qianhong Wu, Willy Susilo, Yi Mu
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Type Conference
Year 2007
Where CTRSA
Authors Man Ho Au, Qianhong Wu, Willy Susilo, Yi Mu
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