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Introduction

  • Marco BaldiEmail author
Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)

Abstract

This chapter introduces the rationale of QC-LDPC code-based cryptography, with focus on the use of QC-LDPC codes in the McEliece and Niederreiter cryptosystems. The organization of the book is also briefly outlined.

Keywords

Code-based cryptography McEliece cryptosystem Niederreiter cryptosystem Goppa codes QC-LDPC codes 

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© The Author(s) 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DIIUniversità Politecnica delle MarcheAnconaItaly

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