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Workshop on Mathematics of Information -
Theoretic Cryptography

(26 - 30 September 2016)

Venue: IMS Auditorium, National University of Singapore



Organizing Committee · Visitors and Participants · Overview · Activities · Venue

 

Monday, 26 Sep 2016

09:15am - 09:20am

Registration

09:20am - 09:30am

Opening Remarks

Ronald Cramer, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica and Leiden University, The Netherlands

 

Morning Session Chair: Ronald Cramer, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica and Leiden University, The Netherlands

09:30am - 10:15am

How to share a secret: new perspectives (PDF)
Moni Naor, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

10:15am - 10:45am

--- Group Photo & Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:15am

Distribution design
Amos Beimel, Ben-Gurion University, Israel

11:15am - 11:45am

Homomorphic secret sharing and succinct secure computation from DDH
Elette Boyle, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel

11:45am - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

 

Afternoon Session Chair: Yuval Ishai, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel and University of California, Los Angeles, USA

02:00pm - 02:45pm

Attribute-based encryption & information-theoretic crypto (PDF)
Hoeteck Wee, École Normale Supérieure, France

02:45pm - 03:15pm

Non-malleable commitments from non-malleable codes
Vipul Goyal, Microsoft Research India, India

03:15pm - 03:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:45pm - 04:15pm

Information theoretic continuously non-malleable codes in the constant split-state model (PDF)
Nico Marcel Döttling, University of California at Berkeley, USA

04:15pm - 04:45pm

Nearly optimal robust secret sharing
Mahdi Cheraghchi, Imperial College London, UK

Tuesday, 27 Sep 2016

09:25am - 09:30am

Registration

 

Morning Session Chair: Venkatesan Guruswami, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

09:30am - 10:15am

Crossing the theory-practice chasm: on deploying secure computations commercially
Moti Yung, Snapchat and Columbia University, USA

10:15am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:15am

Secret sharing: a probabilistic perspective (PDF)
Andrej Bogdanov, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

11:15am - 11:45am

Information-theoretic techniques in lattice-based cryptography
Ron Steinfeld, Monash University, Australia

11:45am - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

 

Afternoon Session Chair: San Ling, Nanyang Technological University

02:00pm - 02:45pm

The monogamy of entanglement, and applications to quantum cryptography
Serge Fehr, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, The Netherlands

02:45pm - 03:15pm

Fully secure functional encryption for inner products, from standard assumptions (PDF)
Benoit Libert, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France

03:15pm - 03:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:45pm - 04:15pm

Equivocations, exponents and second-order coding rates under various rényi information measures (PDF)
Yan Fu Tan, Vincent, National University of Singapore

04:15pm - 04:45pm

Tension: understanding cryptographically interesting correlations
Vinod Prabhakaran, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India

Wednesday, 28 Sep 2016

09:25am - 09:30am

Registration

 

Morning Session Chair: Yuval Ishai, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel and University of California, Los Angeles, USA

09:30am - 10:15am

New techniques for information-theoretic indistinguishability, and applications (PDF)
Stefano Tessaro, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

10:15am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:15am

Almost optimal non-malleable extractors and privacy amplification protocols
Xin Li, Johns Hopkins University, USA

11:15am - 11:45am

Private simultaneous messages, zero-information arthur-merlin protocols and conditional disclosure of secrets
Benny Applebaum, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

11:45am - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Reception at IMS ---

 

Afternoon Session Chair: San Ling, Nanyang Technological University

02:00pm - 02:45pm

Towers and codes (PDF)
Peter Beelen, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

02:45pm - 03:15pm

Some results on algebraic curves and planar functions (PDF)
Ferruh Ozbudak, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

03:15pm - 03:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:45pm - 04:15pm

MDS codes with complementary duals (PDF)
Lingfei Jin, Fudan University, China

04:15pm - 04:45pm

Group operation on nodal curves (PDF)
Enver Ozdemir, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Thursday, 29 Sep 2016

09:25am - 09:30am

Registration

 

Morning Session Chair: Ronald Cramer, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica and Leiden University, The Netherlands

09:30am - 10:15am

Circuit compilers with O(1/log(n)) leakage rate
Stefan Dziembowski, University of Warsaw, Poland

10:15am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:15am

Cloud-friendly vss with a non-interactive dealer
Kirill Morozov, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

11:15am - 11:45am

True randomness from minimal assumptions
Kai-Min Chung, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

11:45am - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

 

Afternoon Session Chair: Venkatesan Guruswami, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

02:00pm - 02:45pm

Adaptively secure garbled circuits
Rafail Ostrovsky, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

02:45pm - 03:15pm

Solving zero-dimensional polynomial systems and applications to multi-variate cryptography
Szeling Yeo, Agency for Science, Technology and Research

03:15pm - 03:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:45pm - 04:15pm

Ad-hoc MPC
Eyal Kushilevitz, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

04:15pm - 04:45pm

On the communication complexity of secure computation
Manoj M. Prabhakaran, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

Friday, 30 Sep 2016

09:25am - 09:30am

Registration

 

Morning Session Chair: Chaoping Xing, Nanyang Technological University

09:30am - 10:00am

Short stickelberger class relations and application to ideal-SVP (PDF)
Léo Ducas, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, The Netherlands

10:00am - 10:30am

Bounds on the information ratios of secret sharing schemes for close access structures (PDF)
Oriol Farras, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 11:30am

Factoring with hints
Francesco Sica, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan

 

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