Communications and Cryptography

Volume 276 of the series The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science pp 227-233

Higher Order Derivatives and Differential Cryptanalysis

  • Xuejia LaiAffiliated withR3 Security Engineering AG

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High-order derivatives of multi-variable functions are studied in this paper as a natural generalization of the basic concept used in differential cryptanalysis. Possible applications of such derivatives in cryptology are discussed.