On hashing into elliptic curves

Reza R. Farashahi*, Igor E. Shparlinski, José Felipe Voloch

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We study the hash function from a finite field F q into an elliptic curve over F q which has recently been introduced by T. Icart. In particular we slightly adjust and prove the asymptotic formula conjectured by T. Icart for the image size of this function.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)353-360
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Mathematical Cryptology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2009

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Copyright 2009 by de Gruyter. Article originally published in Journal of Mathematical Cryptology, Volume 3, Issue 4, Pages 353–360. The original article can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/JMC.2009.022. Version archived for private and non-commercial use with the permission of the author/s and according to publisher conditions. For further rights please contact the publisher.


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