Seminars
2000 Seminars
January
 Virtual Private Networks
Ken Giuliani, University of Waterloo
Jan 17 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 Optimizing Baby StepGiant Step Methods
Edlyn Teske, University of Waterloo
Jan 24 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 On secret set schemes
Barbara Masucci, University of Waterloo
Jan 31 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
February
 A Cryptographic Application of Certain Cubic Plane Curves
Mark Bauer, University of Illinois
Feb 7 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 Efficient SignedDigit Representation Used in Cryptography
Huapeng Wu, University of Waterloo
Feb 14 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 Enumeration and Criteria for Cyclically ShiftDistinct GMW Sequences
Guang Gong, University of Waterloo
Feb 21 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 On the Interpolation Attacks on Block Ciphers
Amr Youssef, University of Waterloo
Feb 28 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
March
 NonInteractive PublicKey Cryptography
Michael Jacobson, University of Waterloo
Mar 6 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 A Cryptographic Key Exchange Technique Using Real Quadratic Fields
Hugh Williams, University of Manitoba/University of Waterloo
Mar 7 (Tuesday), 4:00 pm, MC 5158
 Finite Field Computation Using Redundant Basis
Huapeng Wu, University of Waterloo
Mar 13 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 Speeding up the Arithmetic of Hyperelliptic Curves
Andreas Stein, University of Waterloo
Mar 20 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 Fast Arithmetic on Hyperelliptic Koblitz Curves
Tanja Lange, TU Braunschweig (Germany)
Mar 27 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
April
 Solving the Pell Equation
Hugh Williams, University of Manitoba/University of Waterloo
Apr 3 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 Quantum Computation and Quantum Information
Michael Neilsen, University of Queensland
Apr 26 (Wednesday), 3:30 pm, DC 1304
May
 Some Remarks on QFBased Primality Testing
Siguna Muller, University of Klagenfurt (Austria)
May 15 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 Security Analysis for Implicit Certificates
Daniel Brown, Certicom Corp.
May 25 (Thursday), 3:00 pm, MC 5136
June
 A method for constructing hyperelliptic curves suitable
for cryptography
Annegret Weng, University of Essen (Germany)
June 12 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 PublicKey Technology: Storming the World in 25 Short Years
Paul C. Van Oorschot, Entrust Technologies
June 16 (Friday), 2:30 pm, DC 1351
 Unconditionally secure commitment schemes
Douglas R. Stinson, University of Waterloo
June 23 (Friday), 3:30 pm, MC 5158
September
 Covering arrays
Mark Chateauneuf, University of Waterloo
September 18 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 Linking classical and Quantum Key Agreement  Is There Bound "Information"?
Stefan Wolf, University of Waterloo
September 25 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 Recent results on combinatorial methods for traceability
Doug Stinson, University of Waterloo
September 28 (Thursday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
October
 Designs with weighted points
Alex Dent, University of Waterloo
October 2 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 The DecimationHamdamard Transform of Twolevel
Autocorelation Sequences
Guang Gong, University of Waterloo
October 5 (Thursday), 3;30 pm, MC 5136
 Quantum Computer Algorithms
Michele Mosca, University of Waterloo
October 12 (Thursday), 3:30 pm, MC 6091A
 Reducing Oblivious Transfer to Weaker Primitives
Stefan Wolf, University of Waterloo
October 13 (Friday), 3:30 pm, MC 5158
 Symmetrically Private Information Retrieval
Palash Sarkar, University of Waterloo
October 16 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 The DrakeLarson problem on finite linear spaces
Ron Mullin, University of Waterloo
October 19 (Thursday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 An Unusual Cryptographic Key Exchange Technique and its Security
Hugh Williams, Univeristy of Manitoba
October 20 (Friday), 9:30 am, MC 5158
 Combinatorial and Cryptographic Properties of Strongly
Universal Random Number Generators
Doug Stinson, University of Waterloo
October 23 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 Specialized colourings of Steiner systems & maximal arcs
Alex Rosa, McMaster University
October 28 (Thursday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 To be announced
Alain Tapp, University of Waterloo
October 30 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
November
 Diagrammatic Morphisms
Fernando Souza, University of Waterloo
November 6 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 Quantum Computation
Raymond Laflamme, Los Alamos National Laboratory
November 13 (Monday), 3:30 pm, DC 1302
 The parallelized kangaroo method in real quadratic function fields
Edlyn Teske, University of Waterloo
November 20 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 Timing Analysis
James Muir, University of Waterloo
November 27 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
December
 The Exact Security of ECDSA
Daniel Brown, Certicom Corp.
December 4 (Monday), 3:30 pm, MC 5136
 Resonance Offset Tailored Pulses for NMR Quantum Computation
Holly Cummins, University of Oxford
December 18 (Monday), 3:30 pm, C2278
Abstract can be viewed here.
