Verifiable Delay Functions from Supersingular Isogenies and Pairings

Luca De Feo, Simon Masson, Christophe Petit, Antonio Sanso

Asiacrypt 2019


Abstract

We present two new Verifiable Delay Functions (VDF) based on assumptions from elliptic curve cryptography. We discuss both the advantages and drawbacks of our constructions, we study their security and we demonstrate their practicality with a proof-of-concept implementation.

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tags: cryptographic protocols, Elliptic Curves, Isogenies, Pairings, Verifiable Delay Function