WG 3: Cryptographic Aspects of Network Codes

Work programme · Member list

Chair: Simon Blackburn

Work programme

The security of network coding is a vitally important issue. It is closely interrelated, but is separate from, the issues surrounding efficient and reliable network coding. In fact, the design of a secure network coding scheme is a challenge of new nature, with the presence of the intermediate nodes leading to wiretap attacks or pollution attacks that are not considered in most standard cryptographic security models. During recent years, solutions have been proposed based on homomorphic hashing and homomorphic signatures. The work on this aspect of the project spans theoretical computer science and mathematics, with techniques from areas such as public key cryptography, protocol design, and secret sharing being relevant.

Member list

Current participants list of Working Group 3 with research interests

Marco Baldi
Department of Information Engineering
Marche Polytechnic University, Italy
Error-correcting codes, LDPC and LDGM codes, code-based cryptography
Simon Blackburn
Mathematics Department
Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Combinatorics, Coding Theory, Cryptography
Eimear Byrne
School of Mathematical Sciences
University College Dublin, Ireland
Codes over Rings, Decoding Algorithms, Network Coding, Codes and Combinatorial Structures
Arsenia Chorti
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering
University of Essex, UK
network coding, physical layer security, security
Jessica Claridge
Information Security Group
Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Network Coding, Coding Theory, Combinatorics
Joan-Josep Climent
Department of Statistics and Operations Research
University of Alicante, Spain
Linear Algebra, Coding Theory, Cryptography
Tuvi Etzion
Computer Science Department
Technion, Israel
Coding Theory, Digital Sequences, Block Design
Luis Javier Garcia Villalba
Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering
Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Analysis, Security and Systems
Olav Geil
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Aalborg University, Denmark
Algebraic Coding Theory, Network Coding and Polynomials over Finite Fields
Farhad Ghaboussi
Department of Physics
University of Konstanz, Germany
Number theory, Coding theory, Cryptography
Luca Giuzzi
DICATAM - Section of Mathematics
University of Brescia, Italy
Coding theory; Cryptography; Finite Geometry
Oliver Gnilke
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis
Aalto University, Finland
Cryptography, Homomorphic Hash Functions
Elisa Gorla
Institute of Mathematics
University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Network Coding, Cryptography, Gröbner Bases, Algebraic Combinatorics
Marcus Greferath
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis
Aalto University, Finland
Algebraic Coding Theory, q-ary Designs; Fourier inversion, Möbius inversion, Exponential sums
Tor Helleseth
Department of Informatics
University of Bergen, Norway
Coding, Cryptography, Discrete Mathematics
Camilla Hollanti
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis
Aalto University, Finland
Distributed storage and network coding, algebraic code constructions, physical layer security, secrecy capacity of storage systems. Mathematical interests in algebraic number theory.
Stefano Martin
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Aalborg University, Denmark
Coding Theory, Cryptography
Ferruh Özbudak
Institute of Applied Mathematics
Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Anna Rimoldi
Department of Mathematics
University of Trento, Italy
Cryptography
Sondre Rønjom
NSM
Norway
Coding Theory in Cryptography
Joachim Rosenthal
Institute of Mathematics
University of Zurich, Switzerland
Network Codes, Schubert Calculus, Convolutional Codes
Diego Ruano
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Aalborg University, Denmark
Practical Aspects of Network Coding, Cryptographic Aspects of Network Codes
Massimiliano Sala
Department of Mathematics
University of Trento, Italy
Cryptography
Ana Lucila Sandoval Orozco
Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering
Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Jens Zumbrägel
School of Computer and Communication Sciences
EPFL, Switzerland
Codes over Rings, Lattice Theory, Cryptography, LDPC Codes