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Topics in Cryptology – CT-RSA 2009

Volume 5473 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 240-251

A CCA2 Secure Public Key Encryption Scheme Based on the McEliece Assumptions in the Standard Model

  • Rafael DowsleyAffiliated withLancaster UniversityDepartment of Electrical Engineering, University of Brasilia
  • , Jörn Müller-QuadeAffiliated withLancaster UniversityInstitut für Algorithmen und Kognitive Systeme, Universität Karlsruhe
  • , Anderson C. A. NascimentoAffiliated withLancaster UniversityDepartment of Electrical Engineering, University of Brasilia

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Abstract

We show that a recently proposed construction by Rosen and Segev can be used for obtaining the first public key encryption scheme based on the McEliece assumptions which is secure against adaptive chosen ciphertext attacks in the standard model.