- Torus-based cryptography
Torus based cryptography involves using algebraic tori to construct a group for use in
ciphers based on the discrete logarithm problem. This idea was first introduced by Alice Silverbergand Karl Rubinin 2003in the form of a public key algorithmby the name of CEILIDH. It improves on conventional cryptosystems by representing some elements of large finite fields compactly and therefore transmitting fewer bits.
* Karl Rubin, Alice Silverberg: Torus-Based Cryptography. CRYPTO 2003: 349–365
* [http://www.math.uci.edu/~asilverb/bibliography/ceilidh.pdf Torus-Based Cryptography] — the paper introducing the concept (in PDF).
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