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Parity-based Concurrent Error-detection Architecture Applied to the IDEA NXT Crypto-algorithm

  • Andreea Bozesan
  • Flavius Opritoiu
  • Mircea Vladutiu
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 356)

Abstract

This paper presents a hardware architecture for online self-test in the context of the IDEA NXT crypto-algorithm. From the many techniques and solutions presented in the literature for increasing built-in self-test (BIST) capabilities, after a careful analysis of these approaches, we decided to focus our attention towards solutions based on parity-based error-detection. In this sense we designed and implemented a complete parity-based test architecture for IDEA NXT. The solution we propose doesn’t interfere in any way with the algorithm’s structure, as there is a complete separation between the functional and testing channels. The proposed solution is the first of this kind for the IDEA NXT crypto-algorithm. We evaluated the performance of the proposed test strategy with different redundancy levels and, formulated recommendations for the concurrent detection strategy based on the obtained experimental results.

Keywords

Cryptography IDEA NXT Crypto-algorithm LFSR Concurrent-testing Parity-based verification 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was partially supported by the strategic grant POSDRU/159/1.5/S/137070 (2014) of the Ministry of National Education Protection, Romania, co-financed by the European Social Fund—Investing in People, within the Sectoral Operational Programme Human resources Development 2007–2013.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreea Bozesan
    • 1
  • Flavius Opritoiu
    • 1
  • Mircea Vladutiu
    • 1
  1. 1.University “Politehnica” of TimisoaraTimisoaraRomania

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