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Resources are material that can be referenced for further information on cryptography.

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Estimating difficulty of “Memory-Hard Proof-of-Work” based on “size of memory”?

In Bitcoin proof-of-work, the difficulty of Proof-of-Work is estimated and calculated based on total hashing power of the participants. If total hashing power of the participants is higher, then PoW ...
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What are sources for the performance difference in asymmetric and symmetric encryption?

I see the claim (which I'm not doubting) that encrypting data using asymmetric algorithms is slower than symmetric algorithms. But I never see citation on these claims, not here, on wikipedia or even ...
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Is it possible to prove that I have half a key to decrypt file, to someone who has other half, without disclosing my part?

Is it possible to prove that I have half a key to decrypt file, to someone who has other half, without disclosing my part? Or better yet, could you suggest a place where I can read about solved and ...
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Freely available softwares for simulating/implementing MPC protocols [closed]

I have been designing multiparty computation (MPC) protocols for functions that interest me. Although theoretically I am able to deduce the asymptotic complexity of the protocol, I wish to know as to ...
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Frequency tables for HTML page source

Are there online resources with an ASCII character frequency table for HTML? There's tons of them for english, but I can't seem to find one for page source. I know that this is something that's ...
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Simplicity and precision in cryptography papers [closed]

I know a PhD student who recently had his paper on applied cryptography rejected because one the reviewers claimed that it was "the solution was too simple and the notation used was more than ...
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I am new to Cryptography and I wonder if one can Suggest me Beginner Projects [closed]

Sorry for this kind of a question, but I really like to learn and improve in cryptography. At the moment I am following online lectures from https://class.coursera.org/crypto-011 , can anyone suggest ...
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Comparison: complexity measures vs. security

Assume that you want to compare several cryptographic primitives (say, encryption schemes), and choose one. You need to consider several complexity measures, such as the key length, encryption time, ...
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Where can I find useful data for cryptography/coding theory?

When implementing cryptographic/coding theory algorithms one need to use data like big prime numbers, numbers in $Z_n$ and their inverses, irreducible polynomials in $Z_n[x]$ and so on... While ...
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Hermitian curves introductory references

Could you give me some reference to start on Hermitian Curves. Some papers or textbooks would be perfect, and please mention if it's math inclined or comp.sci. inclined. I've only seen hermitian ...
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Sites to find crypto intermediate values

Does anyone know of any sites where intermediate values of multiple crypto algorithms (not just the famous ones), including hashes, can be found? I don't just mean intermediate values of encrypting. I'...