Additively Homomorphic Encryption with d-Operand Multiplications

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6223)


The search for encryption schemes that allow to evaluate functions (or circuits) over encrypted data has attracted a lot of attention since the seminal work on this subject by Rivest, Adleman and Dertouzos in 1978.

In this work we define a theoretical object, chained encryption schemes, which allow an efficient evaluation of polynomials of degree d over encrypted data. Chained encryption schemes are generically constructed by concatenating cryptosystems with the appropriate homomorphic properties; such schemes are common in lattice-based cryptography. As a particular instantiation we propose a chained encryption scheme whose IND-CPA security is based on a worst-case/average-case reduction from uSVP.


homomorphic encryption secure function evaluation lattices 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.XLIM-DMIUniversité de LimogesLimoges CedexFrance
  2. 2.Dept. Matemàtica Aplicada IVUniversitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain

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