Fair Electronic Cash Based on a Group Signature Scheme

  • Greg Maitland
  • Colin Boyd
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2229)


Several new groupsignature schemes have been proposed in recent years. In addition, several applications for group signatures (including electronic cash) have been suggested.

A new cash scheme based on a recent groupsignature by Ateniese, Camenisch, Joye and Tsudik is presented. Its construction uses a general framework suitable for a number of groupsignature schemes. We also identify the challenges faced by such schemes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Greg Maitland
    • 1
  • Colin Boyd
    • 1
  1. 1.Information Security Research CentreQueensland University of TechnologyBrisbaneAustralia

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