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A secure rational quantum state sharing protocol

  • Zhao Dou
  • Gang Xu
  • Xiu-Bo Chen
  • Xin Liu
  • Yi-Xian Yang
Research Paper

Abstract

A novel rational protocol to share two arbitrary qubits among multiple parties is investigated in this paper. First, the protocol is presented, which is learned from Li et al.’s protocol. Second, the utility, security, correctness, fairness, Nash equilibrium, and Pareto optimality of our scheme are discussed in detail, where the utility, correctness, and fairness of rational quantum state sharing protocols are creatively given because the agent who recovers the state plays a different and more important role. Another important point is that assumptions about our protocol are more practical and suitable than existing protocols.

Keywords

rational quantum state sharing Nash equilibrium secure correct 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 61671087, 61272514, 61170272), National Development Foundation for Cryptological Research (Grant No. MMJJ201401012), Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation (Grant No. 131067), Natural Science Foundation of Inner Mongolia (Grant No. 2017MS0602), University Scientific Research Project of Inner Mongolia (Grant No. NJZY17164), and Open Foundation of Guizhou Provincial Key Laboratory of Public Big Data (Grant No. 2017BDKFJJ007).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhao Dou
    • 1
  • Gang Xu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Xiu-Bo Chen
    • 1
    • 5
  • Xin Liu
    • 3
    • 4
  • Yi-Xian Yang
    • 1
    • 5
  1. 1.Information Security Center, State Key Laboratory of Networking and Switching TechnologyBeijing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsBeijingChina
  2. 2.School of Software EngineeringBeijing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsBeijingChina
  3. 3.School of Computer ScienceShaanxi Normal UniversityXi’anChina
  4. 4.School of Information EngineeringInner Mongolia University of Science and TechnologyBaotouChina
  5. 5.GuiZhou University, Guizhou Provincial Key Laboratory of Public Big DataGuiyangChina

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