International Association for Cryptologic Research

International Association
for Cryptologic Research

CryptoDB

Philipp Grabher

Affiliation: University of Bristol

Publications

Year
Venue
Title
2011
CHES
2010
CHES
2008
EPRINT
On Software Parallel Implementation of Cryptographic Pairings
Philipp Grabher Johann Großschädl Dan Page
A significant amount of research has focused on methods to improve the efficiency of cryptographic pairings; in part this work is motivated by the wide range of applications for such primitives. Although numerous hardware accelerators for pairing evaluation have used parallelism within extension field arithmetic to improve efficiency, similar techniques have not been examined in software thus far. In this paper we focus on parallelism within one pairing evaluation (intra-pairing), and parallelism between different pairing evaluations (inter-pairing). We identify several methods for exploiting such parallelism (extending previous results in the context of ECC) and show that it is possible to accelerate pairing evaluation by a significant factor in comparison to a naive approach.
2008
CHES
2005
CHES