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Some basic cryptographic requirements for chaos-based cryptosystems

Alvarez, G and Li, SJ (2006) Some basic cryptographic requirements for chaos-based cryptosystems International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 16 (8). pp. 2129-2151.

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In recent years, a large amount of work on chaos-based cryptosystems have been published. However, many of the proposed schemes fail to explain or do not possess a number of features that are fundamentally important to all kind of cryptosystems. As a result, many proposed systems are difficult to implement in practice with a reasonable degree of security. Likewise, they are seldom accompanied by a thorough security analysis. Consequently, it is difficult for other researchers and end users to evaluate their security and performance. This work is intended to provide a common framework of basic guidelines that, if followed, could benefit every new cryptosystem. The suggested guidelines address three main issues: implementation, key management and security analysis, aiming at assisting designers of new cryptosystems to present their work in a more systematic and rigorous way to fulfill some basic cryptographic requirements. Meanwhile, several recommendations are made regarding some practical aspects of analog chaos-based secure communications, such as channel noise, limited bandwith and attenuation.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Computing Science
Authors :
Alvarez, G
Li, SJ
Date : 2006
DOI : 10.1142/S0218127406015970
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Additional Information : This is an electronic version of an article published as International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, Volume 16, Issue 8, 2006, pp 2129-2151 DOI: 10.1142/S0218127406015970 © World Scientific Publishing Company.
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 12 Jun 2012 10:10
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 14:35

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