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Elliptic Scalar Multiplication Using Point Halving

  • Erik Woodward Knudsen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1716)

Abstract

We describe a new method for conducting scalar multiplication on a non-supersingular elliptic curve in characteristic two. The idea is to replace all point doublings in the double-and-add algorithm with a faster operation called point halving.

Keywords

Elliptic Curve Elliptic Curf Scalar Multiplication Point Doubling Normal Basis 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Erik Woodward Knudsen
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  1. 1.De La Rue Card Systems 

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