## CryptoDB

### Paper: Slide Reduction, Revisited—Filling the Gaps in SVP Approximation

Authors: Divesh Aggarwal , National University of Singapore Jianwei Li , Information Security Group, Royal Holloway, University of London Phong Nguyen , Inria and DIENS, PSL Noah Stephens-Davidowitz , MIT DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-56880-1_10 (login may be required) Search ePrint Search Google Slides CRYPTO 2020 We show how to generalize Gama and Nguyen's slide reduction algorithm [STOC '08] for solving the approximate Shortest Vector Problem over lattices (SVP) to allow for arbitrary block sizes, rather than just block sizes that divide the rank n of the lattice. This leads to significantly better running times for most approximation factors. We accomplish this by combining slide reduction with the DBKZ algorithm of Micciancio and Walter [Eurocrypt '16]. We also show a different algorithm that works when the block size is quite large---at least half the total rank. This yields the first non-trivial algorithm for sublinear approximation factors. Together with some additional optimizations, these results yield significantly faster provably correct algorithms for \delta-approximate SVP for all approximation factors n^{1/2+\eps} \leq \delta \leq n^{O(1)}, which is the regime most relevant for cryptography. For the specific values of \delta = n^{1-\eps} and \delta = n^{2-\eps}, we improve the exponent in the running time by a factor of 2 and a factor of 1.5 respectively.
##### BibTeX
@inproceedings{crypto-2020-30474,
title={Slide Reduction, Revisited—Filling the Gaps in SVP Approximation},
publisher={Springer-Verlag},
doi={http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-56880-1_10},
author={Divesh Aggarwal and Jianwei Li and Phong Nguyen and Noah Stephens-Davidowitz},
year=2020
}