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Distributive Information Storage

  • Rudolf AhlswedeEmail author
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Part of the Foundations in Signal Processing, Communications and Networking book series (SIGNAL, volume 15)

Abstract

The distribution of information occurs in various situations. Two well-known examples are parallel processing and secret sharing schemes. In parallel computers the data are distributed among the processors in order to speed up the computation. In secret sharing schemes portions of the secret key are distributed among several people in such a way that only a coalition of at least \( k \) of them is able to reconstruct the key.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BielefeldGermany

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