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Are there any current implementations (language irrelevant) of the McEliece Cryptosystem?

I have been hunting around all day, and yet, have only found a few mathematical equations pertaining to the description of the system which I don't really understand.

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How about this and this – mikeazo Jul 23 '12 at 15:06
    
@mikeazo those look excellent, thank you – topherg Jul 23 '12 at 21:07
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The links by mikeazo are a good starting point -- but be careful when using those for any real security application (because they are not widely used implementations -- not finished or polished work). For example, in the HyMES page they alert you that "Please note, this program is meant to evaluate the system performance. It has all the algorithms implemented. This is a research tool and it should not be used as a full fledged encryption scheme. In particular the semantic security layer has not been implemented." – Jay Jul 24 '12 at 10:46

Yes there are.

Hope that helps!

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You seem to have two accounts. Please see this link to merge them: crypto.stackexchange.com/help/merging-accounts – otus Feb 8 at 12:38

It seems that it is easy to implement it in SAGE -- check this paper.

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I make another implementation in SAGE. see my entry blog juaninf.blogspot.com.br/2013/04/… – juaninf Apr 28 '13 at 19:31

I make another online implementation in SAGE. See my entry blog http://juaninf.blogspot.com.br/2013/04/function-make-div-with-id-mycell-sage.html

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Ooh, nice, i'll have a look through it – topherg Apr 28 '13 at 23:19

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