Doctoral seminar (Reading Group)
Periodic seminar sessions organized by the chair, where a speaker presents his/her research or some latest work. Students are also welcome to participate/attend. For participation students are required to mail the co-ordinator with a short background of their academic record and their motivation. Participating students will be informed about the schedule for each session promptly via e-mail. Participating students can take this as a seminar of 5 ETCS credits.
Please send a mail to the co-ordinator if you are interested to participate in this reading group.
As a seminar
In order to receive a seminar certificate counting for 5 credit points you have to fulfill the following tasks:
- Read and present 3 papers in the area of algorithmic cryptography, which appeared in top tier conferences. You will decide which papers to present in accordance with us. Each presentation takes 30 minutes followed by a 30 minute discussion round. The presentation must be supported by slides. At least one week before the actual presentation you have to send the slides to us and you will get feedback on how to improve them.
- You have to attend 4 more reading group sessions, i.e., 7 sessions in total. These do not have to be in a row. We count the sessions in which you are present.
|16/12/2016||15:00 – 16:00||Bernardo Magri||Redactable Blockchain – or – Rewriting History in Bitcoin and Friends||Download paper|
|05/04/2017||11:00 – 12:00||Giulio Malavolta||Controlled Functional Encryption||Download paper|
|12/04/2017||11:00 – 12:00||Gulio Malavolta||Controlled Functional Encryption – part 2||Download paper|
|13/06/2017||11:00 – 12:00||Katharina & Dominic||Secure third party computation on Genomic data|
|13/06/2017||12:00 – 12:45||Christoph Egger||Password Security|
|21/06/2017||11:30 – 12:30||Bernardo Magri||Everlasting security|
|28/06/2017||14:00 – 15:30||Aravind and Viktoria||Monero|
|04/07/2017||11:00 – 12:30||Giulio Malavolta||Ring signatures in the standard model|
|11/07/2017||10:30 – 11:30||Dominic Deuber||Universal circuits||Download paper|
|18/07/2017||10:30 – 11:30||Aravind||Ouroboros||Download paper|
|25/07/2017||10:30 – 11:30||Dominic Deuber||Let’s play LEGO||Download paper|
|15/11/2017||13:30 – 14:30||Aravind||The Bitcoin Backbone protocol with chains of variable difficulty||Download paper|
|22/11/2017||13:30 – 14:30||Viktoria||Overcoming Impossibility results using Blockchains||Download paper|
|29/11/2017||13:30 – 14:30||Dominic||Smart Contracts||Download paper|
|06/12/2017||13:30 – 14:30||Bernardo||OmniLedger||Download paper|
|27/02/2018 – 02/03/2018||15:00 – 16:00||Nico Döttling||Lattices|
|14/03/2018||15:00 – 16:00||Russell Lai||Snarks – SSP/SAP/QSP/QAP|
|18/04/2018||15:00 – 16:00||Christoph Egger||0-RTT Key Exchange with Full Forward Secrecy|
|24/05/2018||11:00 – 12:00||Aravind||Ouroboros Praos||Download Paper|
|07/06/2018||11:00 – 12:00||Dominic||Tangle||Download Paper|
|28/06/2018||11:00 – 12:00||Giulio||Oblivious RAM lower bound||Download Paper|
|05/07/2018||11:00 – 12:00||Bernardo||Backdoored Hash fucntions||Download Paper|
|12/07/2018||11:00 – 12:00||Dominique||Hawk||Download Paper|
|18/07/2018||11:00 – 12:00||Katharina||Yet Another compiler of Active Security||Download Paper|
|26/07/2018||11:00 – 12:00||Viktoria||Fruitchains||Download Paper|
|02/08/2018||11:00 – 12:00||Russell||Bitcoin backbone||Download Paper|