December 5-9, 2004

Jeju Island, Korea


 Call For Papers


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Original papers on all technical aspects of cryptology are solicited for submission to ASIACRYPT2004, the annual International Conference on the Theory and Application of Cryptology and Information Security. The conference is organized by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) in cooperation with KIISC (Korean Institute of Information Security and Cryptology) and IRIS (International Research center for Information Security) at ICU (Information and Communications Univ.) and financially supported by MIC (Ministry of Information and Communication), Korea.

Important Dates


Instruction for Authors

Submissions must not substantially duplicate work that any of the authors has published elsewhere or has submitted in parallel to any other journal, conference or workshop that has proceedings. Authors of an accepted paper must guarantee that at least one of the authors will attend the conference and present their paper.


Submission Format

The paper must be anonymous, with no author names, affiliations, acknowledgments, or obvious references. It should begin with a title, a short abstract, and a list of keywords. The length of the paper should not exceed at most 12 pages excluding bibliography and appendices, and at most 20 pages total using at least 11-point fonts and with reasonable margins. The introduction should summarize the contributions of the paper at a level appropriate for a non-specialist reader. Committee members are not required to read appendices; the paper should be intelligible without them. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits.


Electronic Submission

A detailed description of the electronic submission procedure will appear by March 14, 2004 on the Asiacrypt 2004 web pages ( Electronic submissions must conform to this procedure and be received by May 21 2004, 09:00 GMT. Other means of submission will not be honored.


Conference Proceedings

Proceedings will be published in Springer-Verlag's Lecture Notes in Computer Science and will be available at the conference. Clear instructions about the preparation of a final proceedings version will be sent to the authors of accepted papers.



A limited number of stipends are available to those unable to obtain funding to attend the conference. Students whose papers are accepted and who will present the paper themselves are encouraged to apply if such assistance is needed. Requests for stipends should be addressed to the General Chair.


Program Committee Chair

Professor Pil Joong Lee

Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering,

Pohang Univ. of Science & Technology (POSTECH)

(on leave at KT Research Center, Room 5601

Woomyeon-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul 137-792,


Tel : +82-2-526-5585, Fax : +82-2-526-6903

E-mail:, HP: +82-16-533-3232


General Chair

Professor Kwangjo Kim

School of Engineering,

Information & Communications University (ICU)

103-6 Munji-dong, Yusong-ku, Daejeon 305-714, Korea

Tel: +82-42-866-6118, Fax: +82-42-866-6273

E-mail:, HP: +82-11-9414-1386


Program Committee

Jee Hea An                 SoftMax, USA

Michael Backes          IBM Zurich Research Lab., Switzerland

Feng Bao                   Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

Colin Boyd                 Queensland Univ. of Tech., Australia

Liqun Chen                 Hewlett-Packard Labs, UK

Don Coppersmith        IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA

Marc Joye                  Gemplus, France

Jonathan Katz            Univ. of Maryland, USA

Yongdae Kim              Univ. of Minnesota, USA

Dong Hoon Lee           Korea Univ., Korea

Jaeil Lee                    KISA, Korea

Arjen K. Lenstra          Citibank, USA, & Eindhoven Univ. of Tech., The Netherlands

Atsuko Miyaji             JAIST, Japan

Jesper Buus Nielsen   ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Choonsik Park            NSRI, Korea

Dingyi Pei                  Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Erez Petrank              Technion, Israel

David Pointcheval        CNRS-ENS, Paris, France

Bart Preneel               Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Vincent Rijmen           Graz University of Technology, Austria

Bimal Roy                  Indian Statistical Institute, India

Rei Safavi-Naini           Univ. of Wollongong, Australia

Kazue Sako               NEC Corporation, Japan

Kouichi Sakurai          Kyushu University, Japan

Nigel Smart                University of Bristol, UK

Serge Vaudenay         EPFL, Switzerland

Sung-Ming Yen           National Central Univ., Taiwan

Yiqun Lisa Yin            Princeton Univ., USA

Moti Yung                   Columbia Univ., USA

Yuliang Zheng             Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA


Secretarial support for Program Committee

Yong Ho Hwang & Yeon Hyeong Yang

Information Security Lab., Dept. of EEE, POSTECH

San 31, Hyoja-dong, Nam-gu, Pohang 790-784, Korea

Tel: +82-54-279-5650 & -5029, Fax: +82-54-279-2903,