December 4-8, 2005
Chennai (Madras), India

Call for Papers
Original papers on all technical aspects of cryprtology are solicited for submission to ASIACRYPT 2005, 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 the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India.

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, acknowledgements, 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 papers 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
For a detailed description of the electronic submission procedure please visit here. Electronic submissions must conform to this procedure and be received by May 30, 2005, 23.00 IST (Indian Standard Time). Other means of submission will not be honoured.

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 selected 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 required. Requests for stipends should be addressed to the General Chair.

Programme Chair
Prof. Bimal Roy
Indian Statistical Institute
203, B.T. Road,
Kolkata 700 108, India
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         +91-33-2575 2800
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General Chair
Prof. C Pandu Rangan
Dept of Computer Science & Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai 600 036, India
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         +91-44-2257 8331
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Programme Committee
Alex Biryukov Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Alfred Menezes University of Waterloo, Canada
Amit Sahai University of Californaia, Los Angeles, USA
Arjen K Lenstra Lucent Technologies, USA & Technische Universiteit, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Barreto, P.S.L.M. Univ of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Bimal Roy (Program Chair)       ISI, Kolkata, India
Chae Hoon Lim Sejong University, Korea
Chi Sung Laih National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Colin Boyd Queensland Univ of Tech, Australia
Cunsheng Ding Hong Kong Univ of Science & Tech. Hong Kong
David Pointcheval CNRS/ENS, Paris, France
Douglas R Stinson University of Waterloo, Canada
Feng Bao Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Hovav Shacham Stanford University, USA
Hugh Williams University of Calgary, Canada
Jean-Jacques Quisquater Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Jovan Golic Telecom Italia, Italy
Kapil Paranjape IMSc,Madras, India
Kouichi Sakurai Kyushu University, Japan
Lai Xue Jia Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Manindra Agrawal IIT Kanpur, India & National Institute of Singapore, Singapore
Nicolas T Courtois Axalto Smart Cards, France
Nicolas Sendrier INRIA, France
Nigel Smart University of Bristol, UK
Orr Dunkelman Technion, Israel
Pandu Rangan, C IIT Madras, India
Phong Q Nguyen CNRS, France
Pil Joong Lee Pohang Univ. of Science & Tech. Korea
Rana Barua ISI, Kolkata, India
Rei Safavi-Naini University of Wollongong, Australia
Simon R Blackburn Royal Holloway College, Univ of London, UK
Saxena, P.C. SAG, India
Tanja Lange Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
Thomas Johansson Lund University, Sweden
Veni Madhavan, C.E. IISc, Bangalore, India
Vincent Rijmen Cryptomathic, Belgium
Xiaoyun Wang Shandong University, China

Organizing Committee
Veeraraghavan V
Boopal E

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