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PANORAMIX demo at CPDP

PANORAMIX successfully demonstrated its core technology at the 10th International Conference on Computers, Privacy & Data Protection (CPDP) in Brussels on the 26th of January 2017. The demo consisted of an educational video (view here) –shown on a large TV screen– explaining the overarching idea of PANORAMIX and its applications. In addition, a private anonymized chat

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Panoramix at Real World Cryptography Conference 2017

Panoramix was represented at the “Real World Cryptography Conference 2017” held from January 4 – 6,  2017 at Columbia University in New York City. Excerpt from the RWC website https://www.realworldcrypto.com/rwc2017: “The RWC annual conference aims to bring together cryptography researchers with developers implementing cryptography in real-world systems. The main goal of the conference is to strengthen the

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Presentation at the Alan Turing Institute

Panoramix coordinator Aggelos Kiayias is one of the speakers at the Cryptocurrencies and Beyond workshop which is taking place at the Alan Turing Institute at the British Library on November 1st, 2016. Aggelos will present  “Secure Decentralized Blockchains without Proofs of Work” ongoing work of the Panoramix consortium and take part in the discussion what Blockchain technology might mean for UK

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Panoramix at ACM CCS (24-28 October 2016)

Panoramix member, Aggelos Kiayias, attended the 23rd ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security in Vienna. Aggelos is co-author on two papers that were presented during the conference: “Practical Non-Malleable Codes from l-more Extractable Hash Functions” Aggelos Kiayias (University of Edinburgh), Feng- Hao Liu (Florida Atlantic University) and Yiannis Tselekounis (University of Athens) Abstract: In this work,

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Presentations @Summer Research Institute, EPFL

On June 20-24, EPFL in Lausanne hosted the “Summer Research Institute” (SURI), a summer school with many talks by leading scientists in computer security. SURI featured two talks by the Panoramix researchers. Aggelos Kiayias from the University of Edinburgh gave a talk on “Foundations of Blockchain Protocols” while Helger Lipmaa from the University of Tartu gave

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An Asiacrypt paper on Zero-Knowledge Shuffles

Following the last post, Panoramix members from University of Tartu also got a paper accepted to Asiacrypt 2016. The paper is called “A Shuffle Argument Secure in the Generic Model” (and authored by Prastudy Fauzi and Helger Lipmaa and Michał Zając, all from Tartu; eprint available at http://eprint.iacr.org/2016/866). A verifiable mix-net involves not only the shuffling

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New publication from PANORAMIX members to appear in ASIACRYPT 2016

The PANORAMIX members Aggelos Kiayias and Thomas Zacharias in joint work with Foteini Baldimtsi and Bingsheng Zhang will present their work “Indistinguishable Proofs of Work or Knowledge”  (PoWorKs) at the ASIACRYPT conference that will be held in December 4-8 2016, Hanoi, Vietnam. PoWorKs constitute a novel class of interactive protocols where a prover can convince a

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