On Immunity Profile of Boolean Functions

  • Claude Carlet
  • Philippe Guillot
  • Sihem Mesnager
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4086)


The notion of resilient function has been recently weakened to match more properly the features required for Boolean functions used in stream ciphers. We introduce and we study an alternate notion of almost resilient function. We show that it corresponds more closely to the requirements that make the cipher more resistant to precise attacks.


Boolean Function Stream Cipher Algebraic Degree Algebraic Immunity Algebraic Attack 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claude Carlet
    • 1
    • 2
  • Philippe Guillot
    • 1
  • Sihem Mesnager
    • 1
  1. 1.MAATICAH, Université de Paris 8France
  2. 2.INRIA, Projet CodesRocquencourtFrance

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