On cheating immune secret sharing
Pieprzyk, Josef & Zhang, Xian-Mo (2004) On cheating immune secret sharing. Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, 6(2), pp. 253-264.
The paper addresses the cheating prevention in secret sharing. We consider secret sharing with binary shares. The secret also is binary. This model allows us to use results and constructions from the well developed theory of cryptographically strong boolean functions. In particular, we prove that for given secret sharing, the average cheating probability over all cheating vectors and all original vectors, i.e., 1/n 2n ∑c=1...n ∑α∈V n ρc,α , denoted by ρ, satisfies ρ ≥ ½, and the equality holds if and only if ρc,α satisfies ρc,α= ½ for every cheating vector δc and every original vector α. In this case the secret sharing is said to be cheating immune. We further establish a relationship between cheating-immune secret sharing and cryptographic criteria of boolean functions.This enables us to construct cheating-immune secret sharing.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Secret Sharing, Cheating Prevention, Cheating Immune|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2004 Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DMTCS)|
|Deposited On:||23 Jul 2014 01:15|
|Last Modified:||25 Mar 2015 02:28|
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