Advances in Cryptology — CRYPTO’ 88

Volume 403 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 328-335


Payment Systems and Credential Mechanisms with Provable Security Against Abuse by Individuals

(Extended Abstract)
  • Ivan Bjerre DamgårdAffiliated withMathematical Institute, Aarhus University


Payment systems and credential mechanisms are protocols allowing individuals to conduct a wide range of financial and social activities wide preventing even infinitely powerful and cooperating organizations from monitoring these activities. These concepts were invented and first studied by David Chaum.