EFFICIENT ZERO-KNOWLEDGE IDENTIFICATION SCHEMES FOR SMART CARDS.
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Secure identification is an important security issue to avoid computer fraud due to masquerading. This can be achieved with zero-knowledge based smart cards. We present very efficient new zero-knowledge schemes in a general algebraic setting. Particular cases of our scheme improve the performance of the Guillou-Quisquater and the Chaum-Evertsevan de Graaf schemes. Our scheme is formally proven and, overall, is more efficient than currently available schemes including the Fiat-Shamir scheme. As an application we discuss how our scheme can be used for identification, in particular as an electronic passport scheme.
|Title:||EFFICIENT ZERO-KNOWLEDGE IDENTIFICATION SCHEMES FOR SMART CARDS|
|Keywords:||PROOF SYSTEMS, CRYPTOGRAPHY, LOGARITHMS, COMPLEXITY|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Computer Science
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