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Re: Elliptic curves, current status?
At 9:48 PM 11/26/95, Wei Dai wrote:
>The IEEE p1363 group's working draft on elliptic curve standard may help
>you here. You can find it at ftp://ftp.rsa.com/pub/p1363/draft/ec.ps
>One reason for confusion about the speed of elliptic curve cryptosystems is
>the small number of implementations. A paper in Crypto 95 claimed that
>for doing key exchange, an elliptic curve algorithm takes about the same
>time and has about the same level of security as DH with 512 bit modulus,
>and that elliptic curve has a speed advantage if greater security is
Thanks much! I will look at the paper.