Hellman, Pedersen and Chaum: ZKPs with the Decisional Diffie–Hellman (DDH) assumption

One of my highlights of the academic year is when two of the greats of computer science came to talk to our students. These were Marty Hellman (the ‘Hellman’ in the Diffie-Hellman key exchange method [3]) and Torben P Pedersen (the ‘Pedersen’ in the Pedersen Commitment [2]) [interview]. Torben remembers keenly working with the mighty David

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Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Professor of Cryptography. Serial innovator. Believer in fairness, justice & freedom. Based in Edinburgh. Old World Breaker. New World Creator. Building trust.