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A group signature scheme from lattice assumptions. (English) Zbl 1253.94071
Abe, Masayuki (ed.), Advances in cryptology – ASIACRYPT 2010. 16th international conference on the theory and application of cryptology and information security, Singapore, December 5–9, 2010. Proceedings. Berlin: Springer (ISBN 978-3-642-17372-1/pbk). Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6477, 395-412 (2010).
Summary: Group signature schemes allow users to sign messages on behalf of a group while (1) maintaining anonymity (within that group) with respect to an outside observer, yet (2) ensuring traceability of a signer (by the group manager) when needed. In this work we give the first construction of a group signature scheme based on lattices (more precisely, the learning with errors assumption), in the random oracle model. Towards our goal, we construct a new algorithm for sampling a basis for an orthogonal lattice, together with a trapdoor, that may be of independent interest.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1202.94006].

MSC:
94A60 Cryptography
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