Nature–Inspired Synthesis of Rational Protocols
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Rational cryptography is an emerging field which combines aspects traditionally related to security with concepts described in economic theoretical frameworks. For example, it applies game theory concepts to address security problems arising when executing cryptographic protocols. The aim is to replace the assumption of a worst–case attacker by the notion of rational agents that try to maximize their payoffs. In this work, we define a formal framework and a meta–heuristic technique for the automated synthesis of multi–party rational exchange security (M–RES) protocols. We provide experimental results for a simple scenario where a 3–party rational exchange protocol is automatically designed.
KeywordsSimulated Annealing Rational Exchange Trusted Third Party State Matrix Rational Protocol
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