A Simple Protocol for Signing Contracts
An approximation protocol for signing contracts is presented. This protocol is a simplification of Even’s protocol [E] and demonstrates that the randomization in that protocol is not essential. The main advantage of the protocol is its simplicity.
KeywordsExhaustive Search Signature Scheme Secure Communication Secure Computation Computer Science Department
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