applied cryptography - protocols, algorithms, and source code in c

She decrypts all the votes with her private key

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Unformatted text preview: ing protocol does away with the CTF entirely; the voters watch each other. Designed by Michael Merritt [452, 1076, 453], it is so unwieldy that it cannot be implemented practically for more than a handful of people, but it is useful to learn from nevertheless. Previous Table of Contents Next Products | Contact Us | About Us | Privacy | Ad Info | Home Use of this site is subject to certain Terms & Conditions, Copyright © 1996-2000 EarthWeb Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of EarthWeb is prohibited. Read EarthWeb's privacy statement. To access the contents, click the chapter and section titles. Applied Cryptography, Second Edition: Protocols, Algorthms, and Source Code in C (cloth) Go! Keyword Brief Full Advanced Search Search Tips (Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.) Author(s): Bruce Schneier ISBN: 0471128457 Publication Date: 01/01/96 Search this book: Go! Previous Table of Contents Next ----------- Alice, Bob, Carol, and Dave are voting yes or no (0 or 1) on a particular issue. Assume each voter has a public and private key. Also assume that everyone knows everyone else’s public keys. (1) Each voter chooses his vote and does the following: (a) He attaches a random string to his vote. (b) He encrypts the result of step (a) with Dave’s public key. (c) He encrypts the result of step (b) with Carol’s public key. (d) He encrypts the result of step (c) with Bob’s public key. (e) He encrypts the result of step (d) with Alice’s public key. (f) He attaches a new random string to the result of step (e) and encrypts it with Dave’s public key. He records the value of the random string. (g) He attaches a new random string to the result of step (f) and encrypts it with Carol’s public key. He records the value of the random string. (h) He attaches a new random string to the result of step (g) and encrypts it with Bob’s public key. He records the value of the random string. (i) He attaches a new ra...
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