Efficient ID-Based Authenticated Group Key Agreement from Bilinear Pairings [chapter]

Lan Zhou, Willy Susilo, Yi Mu
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
All Rights Reserved ii Dedicated to my parents iii Declaration I, Lan Zhou, declare that this thesis, submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Computer Science by research, in the School of Information Technology and Computer Science, University of Wollongong, is wholly my own work unless otherwise referenced or acknowledged. The document has not been submitted for qualification at any other academic institution. Abstract Three separate credential systems,
more » ... amely Secret Handshakes (SH), Oblivious Signature-Based Envelopes (OSBE) and Hidden Credentials, have been introduced in recent years. These credential systems are very useful in anonymous communication as they have an interesting common feature which is the ability to combine encryption with access control. This feature allows participants to protect their credentials from being disclosed while running the protocols, which makes these credential systems a natural fit for privacy-preserving and anonymity-oriented applications.
doi:10.1007/11943952_44 fatcat:rlhvi7dsoncirg7dq3vgmzngte