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A Java Framework for Broadcast Encryption Algorithms
Linköping University, Department of Electrical Engineering.
Linköping University, Department of Electrical Engineering.
2004 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree)Student thesisAlternative title
Ett ramverk i Java för prestandatest av broadcast-krypteringsalgoritmer (Swedish)
Abstract [en]

Broadcast encryption is a fairly new area in cryptology. It was first addressed in 1992, and the research in this area has been large ever since. In short, broadcast encryption is used for efficient and secure broadcasting to an authorized group of users. This group can change dynamically, and in some cases only one-way communication between the sender and receivers is available. An example of this is digital TV transmissions via satellite, in which only the paying customers can decrypt and view the broadcast.

The purpose of this thesis is to develop a general Java framework for implementation and performance analysis of broadcast encryption algorithms. In addition to the actual framework a few of the most common broadcast encryption algorithms (Complete Subtree, Subset Difference, and the Logical Key Hierarchy scheme) have been implemented in the system.

This master’s thesis project was defined by and carried out at the Information Theory division at the Department of Electrical Engineering (ISY), Linköping Institute of Technology, during the first half of 2004.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Institutionen för systemteknik , 2004.
LiTH-ISY-Ex, 3563
Keyword [en]
Informationsteknik, broadcast encryption, Subset Difference, Complete Subtree, Logical Key Hierarchy, simulation
Keyword [sv]
National Category
Computer and Information Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-2504OAI: diva2:19838
Available from: 2004-10-05 Created: 2004-10-05

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