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Seminars

We run a regular seminar series, where both local and international speakers talk on a wide range of topics. 
Seminars are normally held on Friday afternoons in room 357 of building E6A, Macquarie University.

If you wish to present a seminar in this series, please contact Bernard Mans.

Past Seminars

Speaker Dongxi Liu (CSIRO ICT Centre)
Title Homomorphic Encryption and Order-Preserving Indexing for Querying Encrypted Databases
Date, Time Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:30
Speaker Randell Heyman (Macquarie University)
Title Counting polynomials that satisfy the Eisenstein criterion
Date, Time Fri, 15 Mar 2013 14:30
Speaker Florian Luca (UNAM, Mexico)
Title Carmichael numbers of various shapes
Date, Time Fri, 08 Mar 2013 13:30
Speaker Franz Winkler (University of Linz, Austria)
Title Algebraic differential equations and their rational solutions
Date, Time Fri, 15 Feb 2013 14:30
Speaker Jean-François Biasse (University of Calgary, Canada)
Title The number field sieve and its applications to ideal class group computation
Date, Time Fri, 1 Feb 2013 14:30
Speaker Nicolas Brisebarre (CNRS, France)
Title Quality of computations on a machine: Certified evaluation of numerical functions
Date, Time Thu, 10 Jan 2013 15:00
Speaker Ron Steinfeld (Monash University)
Title NTRUCCA: How to strengthen NTRUEncrypt to chosen-ciphertext security in the standard model
Date, Time Mon, 17 Dec 2012 15:00
Speaker Hyang-Sook Lee (Ewha Womans University, South Korea)
Title Efficient pairing computation over pairing friendly curves
Date, Time Fri, 16 Nov 2012 14:30
Speaker George R. S. Weir (University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom)
Title Strategies for neutralising sexually explicit language
Date, Time Tue, 06 Nov 2012 15:30
Speaker Timothy Trudgian (Australian National University)
Title By how much does Mertens' conjecture fail?
Date, Time Tue, 09 Oct 2012 15:00
Speaker Juanjo Rué (ICMAT Madrid, Spain)
Title Linear multivariate forms in combinatorial number theory
Date, Time Fri, 17 Aug 2012 14:30
Speaker Daniel Sutantyo (Macquarie University)
Title Fast repeated doublings in elliptic curves of characteristic 2
Date, Time Fri, 10 Aug 2012 14:30
Speaker Luke Mathieson (Macquarie University)
Title A Proof Checking View of Parameterized Complexity
Date, Time Fri, 29 Jun 2012 15:00
Speaker Jérémy Le Borgne (University of Rennes, France)
Title Skew polynomials and phi-modules
Date, Time Fri, 15 Jun 2012 15:00
Speaker Yann Bugeaud (University of Strasbourg, France)
Title Exponential Diophantine equations
Date, Time Fri, 09 Mar 2012 13:00
Speaker Milton Minervino (University of Leoben, Austria)
Title Pisot Substitutions, Numeration and Tilings
Date, Time Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:00
Speaker Domingo Gomez (University of Cantabria, Spain)
Title Pseudorandom Number Generators: Applications, Properties and Classes
Date, Time Fri, 24 Feb 2012 10:20
Speaker Arne Winterhof (Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria)
Title Some Applications of Character Sums
Date, Time Fri, 24 Feb 2012 09:30
Speaker Mark Ryan (University of Birmingham, United Kingdom)
Title Cloud computing security
Date, Time Fri, 17 Feb 2012 15:00
Speaker Damien Stehlé (CNRS, France)
Title Making NTRU as Secure as Worst-Case Problems over Ideal Lattices
Date, Time Fri, 16 Dec 2011 15:00
Speaker Florian Luca (UNAM, Mexico)
Title On Carmichael, Lehmer, Riesel and Sierpinski numbers
Date, Time Fri, 25 Nov 2011 15:00
Speaker Wolfgang Steiner (CNRS, France & Macquarie University)
Title Minimal weight expansions in Pisot numeration systems
Date, Time Fri, 28 Oct 2011 15:00
Speaker Gaetan Bisson (Macquarie University)
Title Endomorphism Rings in Cryptography
Date, Time Fri, 21 Oct 2011 15:00
Speaker David Harvey (University of New South Wales)
Title Faster arithmetic for number-theoretic transforms
Date, Time Fri, 07 Oct 2011 15:00
Speaker Praveen Gauravaram (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)
Title Application oriented analysis of cryptographic hash functions
Date, Time Fri, 08 Jul 2011 15:00
Speaker Camilla Hollanti (University of Turku, Finland)
Title Probability Bounds for Wireless Communications Using Dedekind Zeta Functions
Date, Time Mon, 30 May 2011 15:00
Speaker Frederik Vercauteren (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
Title The Buzz Lightyear Attack: To Infinity and Beyond
Date, Time Fri, 06 May 2011 14:00
Speaker Steven Galbraith (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Title The discrete logarithm problem in an interval
Date, Time Tue, 22 Mar 2011 15:00
Speaker Felipe Voloch (University of Texas, Austin, United States)
Title Algebraic curves in public key cryptography
Date, Time Tue, 08 Mar 2011 15:00
Speaker Gene Tsudik (University of California at Irvine, United States)
Title Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy
Date, Time Tue, 25 Jan 2011 15:00
Speaker Yvo Desmedt (University College London, United Kingdom)
Title E-voting: what cryptographers overlooked for 20 years
Date, Time Wed, 05 Jan 2011 15:00
Speaker Sung-Wook Kim (Seoul National University, Korea)
Title A Generalized Attack on Discrete Logarithm Problems with Auxiliary Inputs
Date, Time Fri, 27 Aug 2010 15:00
Speaker Damien Stehlé (CNRS, France & University of Sydney & Macquarie University)
Title Gentry's Fully Homomorphic Encryption Scheme
Date, Time Fri, 11 Jun 2010 15:00
Speaker Reza Rezaeian Farashahi (Macquarie University)
Title Efficient Arithmetic on Hessian Curves
Date, Time Fri, 04 Jun 2010 15:00
Speaker Jerzy Jaworski (Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom & Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland)
Title Models of Random Mappings
Date, Time Fri, 23 Apr 2010 15:00
Speaker Chiew Kang Leng (Macquarie University)
Title Binary Image Steganographic Techniques Classification Based on Multi-Class Steganalysis
Date, Time Fri, 16 Apr 2010 15:00
Speaker Mohammad Reza Reyhanitabar (University of Wollongong)
Title Enhanced Security Notions for Dedicated-Key Hash Functions: Definitions and Relationships
Date, Time Fri, 09 Apr 2010 15:00
Speaker Jacques Patarin (University of Versailles, France)
Title Introduction to "Mirror Theory"
Date, Time Fri, 26 Feb 2010 15:00
Speaker Jacques Patarin (University of Versailles, France)
Title Transfinite Cryptography
Date, Time Fri, 19 Feb 2010 15:00
Speaker Ivica Nikolic (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
Title Automatic Search for Related-Key Differentials in Byte-Oriented Block Ciphers: Application to AES, Camellia, Khazad and Others
Date, Time Fri, 12 Feb 2010 15:00
Speaker Jacques Patarin (University of Versailles, France)
Title Deciphering Marie Antoinette's Secret Letters
Date, Time Fri, 22 Jan 2010 15:00
Speaker Chiew Kang Leng (Macquarie University)
Title Blind Steganalysis: A Countermeasure for Binary Image Steganography
Date, Time Fri, 15 Jan 2010 15:00
Speaker Daniel Slamanig (Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria & Klagenfurt University, Austria)
Title Preserving Anonymity and Privacy in Electronic Healthcare — A Necessity or Paranoia?
Date, Time Mon, 14 Dec 2009 15:00
Speaker Ron Steinfeld (Macquarie University)
Title Efficient Public Key Encryption Based on Ideal Lattices
Date, Time Fri, 20 Nov 2009 15:00
Speaker Daniel J. Bernstein (University of Illinois at Chicago, United States)
Title Breaking DNSSEC
Date, Time Fri, 30 Oct 2009 15:00
Speaker David H. Bailey (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, United States)
Title High-Precision Computation and Experimental Mathematics
Date, Time Fri, 04 Sep 2009 15:00
Speaker Gaurav Gupta (Macquarie University)
Title Robust and Reversible Numerical Set Watermarking
Date, Time Fri, 21 Aug 2009 15:00
Speaker Adeline Langlois (ENS Cachan, France)
Title Analysis of Some Properties of the FSB Hash Function
Date, Time Thu, 13 Aug 2009 15:00
Speaker Nicolas Pécheux (ENS Cachan, France)
Title Improved Double-Base Number System for Scalar Multiplication in Elliptic Curve Method
Date, Time Thu, 13 Aug 2009 15:30
Speaker Mohammad Reza Reyhanitabar (University of Wollongong)
Title Enhanced Target Collision Resistant Hash Functions Revisited
Date, Time Fri, 27 Mar 2009 15:00
Speaker Yeow Meng Chee (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Title Coding for the Small
Date, Time Wed, 18 Mar 2009 11:00
Speaker Berry Schoenmakers (TU Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Title Zero-knowledge interval proofs and other cryptographic problems involving intervals
Date, Time Fri, 13 Mar 2009 15:00
Speaker Berry Schoenmakers (TU Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Title Verifiable Rotation of Homomorphic Encryptions
Date, Time Fri, 13 Feb 2009 15:00
Speaker Frederik Vercauteren (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
Title Forms of Elliptic Curves and their Arithmetic
Date, Time Fri, 06 Feb 2009 15:00
Speaker Jacques Patarin (University of Versailles, France)
Title Five Strange Mathematical Riddles
Date, Time Fri, 16 Jan 2009 15:00
Speaker Helger Lipmaa (Cybernetica AS, Estonia)
Title Private branching programs: on communication-efficient cryptocomputing
Date, Time Fri, 19 Dec 2008 10:30
Speaker Chiew Kang Leng (Macquarie University)
Title Blind JPEG Image Steganalysis
Date, Time Thu, 13 Nov 2008 15:00
Speaker Ivan Morel (ENS Lyon, France & University of Sydney)
Title From an LLL-Reduced Basis to Another
Date, Time Fri, 07 Nov 2008 15:00
Speaker Damien Stehlé (CNRS, France & University of Sydney & Macquarie University)
Title Rigorous and Efficient Short Lattice Vectors Enumeration
Date, Time Fri, 17 Oct 2008 15:00
Speaker Yvo Desmedt (University College London, United Kingdom)
Title Applying Recreational Mathematics to Secure Multiparty Computation
Date, Time Fri, 03 Oct 2008 15:00
Speaker Peishun Wang (Macquarie University)
Title An Efficient Scheme of Common Secure Indices for Conjunctive Keyword-based Retrieval on Encrypted Data
Date, Time Fri, 19 Sep 2008 15:00
Speaker Reza Rezaeian Farashahi (TU Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Title Extractors for Jacobians of Binary Genus-2 Hyperelliptic Curves
Date, Time Fri, 18 Jul 2008 15:00
Speaker Mark Manulis (Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
Title Fully Robust Group Key Exchange in the Presence of Opening Attacks
Date, Time Fri, 11 Jul 2008 15:00
Speaker Qingsong Ye (Macquarie University)
Title Efficient Disjointness Tests for Private Datasets (joint work with H. Wang and J. Pieprzyk and X. Zhang)
Date, Time Fri, 04 Jul 2008 15:00
Speaker Miroslaw Kutylowski (Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland)
Title Hidden Subset RFID IDentifiers
Date, Time Fri, 27 Jun 2008 15:00
Speaker Christophe Doche (Macquarie University)
Title A New Approach to Find Short Double-Base Chains
Date, Time Fri, 13 Jun 2008 15:00
Speaker Vijayakrishnan Pasupathinathan (Macquarie University)
Title Authentication Protocols in E-passport
Date, Time Thu, 24 Apr 2008 14:00
Speaker Qingsong Ye (Macquarie University)
Title Distributed Private Matching and Set Operations (joint work with H. Wang and J. Pieprzyk)
Date, Time Tue, 15 Apr 2008 11:00
Speaker Sylvain Chevillard (ENS Lyon, France)
Title Floating-Point Numbers and Polynomial Approximation
Date, Time Fri, 29 Feb 2008 15:00
Speaker Nicolas Brisebarre (CNRS, France)
Title Hardware Implementation of the Eta Pairing in Characteristic 2 and 3
Date, Time Fri, 29 Feb 2008 11:00
Speaker Roland Wen (University of New South Wales)
Title Masked Ballot: A Receipt-Free Online Election Scheme
Date, Time Fri, 22 Feb 2008 15:00
Speaker Claus Fieker (University of Sydney)
Title Quadratic Fields and Quadratic Forms
Date, Time Fri, 01 Feb 2008 15:00
Speaker Renate Scheidler (University of Calgary, Canada)
Title Construction of Hyperelliptic Function fields of High Three-Rank
Date, Time Fri, 18 Jan 2008 15:00
Speaker Damien Stehlé (CNRS, France)
Title Strong Lattice Reduction: New Upper and Lower Bounds
Date, Time Fri, 11 Jan 2008 15:00
Speaker Krystian Matusiewicz (Macquarie University)
Title Extending FORK-256 Attack to the Full Hash Function
Date, Time Fri, 07 Dec 2007 14:00
Speaker Yves Aubry (Université du Sud Toulon-Var, France)
Title Around the Gauss Conjecture for Function Fields
Date, Time Tue, 04 Dec 2007 11:00
Speaker Peishun Wang (Macquarie University)
Title A New Dynamic Accumulator for Batch Updates
Date, Time Fri, 30 Nov 2007 15:00
Speaker Roland Wen (University of New South Wales)
Title Online Elections - An Overview
Date, Time Fri, 23 Nov 2007 15:00
Speaker Hugh Williams (University of Calgary, Canada)
Title Pseudopowers and Primality Proving
Date, Time Fri, 09 Nov 2007 14:00
Speaker Udaya Parampalli (University of Melbourne)
Title Identity Based Cryptographic Schemes without Random Oracles
Date, Time Wed, 31 Oct 2007 11:00
Speaker Anton Mityagin (Microsoft Live Labs)
Title CCA-Secure Proxy Re-Encryption
Date, Time Tue, 30 Oct 2007 11:00
Speaker Peishun Wang (Macquarie University)
Title Common Secure Index for Conjunctive Keyword-Based Retrieval over Encrypted Data
Date, Time Thu, 20 Sep 2007 13:00
Speaker Sebastiaan de Hoogh (TU Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Title On the Speed of VSH
Date, Time Mon, 17 Sep 2007 10:00
Speaker Stephan Overbeek (VeriSign & AISA)
Title Real-life cryptography, better known as information security - Bridging the gap between academic and industrial crypto
Date, Time Fri, 14 Sep 2007 14:00
Speaker Kris Gaj (George Mason University, United States)
Title Factoring in Hardware
Date, Time Fri, 31 Aug 2007 14:00
Speaker Cameron McDonald (Macquarie University)
Title A SAT Attack on Bivium
Date, Time Fri, 10 Aug 2007 10:00
Speaker Christophe Tartary (Macquarie University)
Title Authentication for Multicast Communication
Date, Time Thu, 09 Aug 2007 11:00
Speaker Joo Yeon Cho (Macquarie University)
Title Linear Attacks on NLS and Dragon with Dependency
Date, Time Fri, 03 Aug 2007 11:00
Speaker Svetla Nikova (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
Title Strongly Multiplicative Hierarchical Threshold Secret Sharing
Date, Time Tue, 17 Jul 2007 11:00
Speaker Yvo Desmedt (University College London, United Kingdom)
Title 10 Years of the Efficient BD-II Group Key Exchange Protocol
Date, Time Fri, 13 Jul 2007 11:00
Speaker Matt Robshaw (France Télécom, France)
Title Low Cost Cryptography
Date, Time Thu, 28 Jun 2007 11:00
Speaker Huaxiong Wang (Macquarie University & Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Title Cumulative Arrays - Extensions and their Cryptographic Applications
Date, Time Fri, 25 May 2007 11:00
Speaker Ron Steinfeld (Macquarie University)
Title How to Strengthen any Weakly Unforgeable Signature into a Strongly Unforgeable Signature (joint work with J. Pieprzyk and H. Wang)
Date, Time Fri, 16 Mar 2007 11:00
Speaker Anne-Maria Ernvall-Hytönen (University of Turku, Finland)
Title Attacks on the RSA cryptosystems
Date, Time Fri, 02 Mar 2007 11:30

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