Combinatorial characterizations of authentication codes [chapter]

D. R. Stinson
Advances in Cryptology — CRYPTO '91  
In this paper, we prove two new combinatorial characterizations of authentication codes. Authentication codes without secrecy are characterized in terms of orthogonal arrays; and general authentication codes are characterized in terms of balanced incomplete block designs.
doi:10.1007/3-540-46766-1_4 dblp:conf/crypto/Stinson91 fatcat:ptuw6geil5elfdu3jpp7zbef2y