Hyper-and-elliptic-curve cryptography

D.J. Bernstein, T. Lange

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Abstract

This paper introduces "hyper-and-elliptic-curve cryptography", in which a single high-security group supports fast genus-2-hyperelliptic-curve formulas for variable-base-point single-scalar multiplication (e.g., Diffie--Hellman shared-secret computation) and at the same time supports fast elliptic-curve formulas for fixed-base-point scalar multiplication (e.g., key generation) and multi-scalar multiplication (e.g., signature verification).
Original languageEnglish
PublisherIACR
Number of pages21
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameCryptology ePrint Archive
Volume2014/379

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