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International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS)

ISSN: 2074-9090 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9104 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJCNIS Vol.1, No.1, Oct. 2009

Using P systems to Solve the Discrete Logarithm Problem used in Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange Protocol

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Author(s)

Xiaojing Ma,Zhitang Li,Hao Tu

Index Terms

P systems, Discrete Logarithm Problem, Diffie-Hellman key exchange protocol

Abstract

The discrete logarithm problem has been used as the basis of several cryptosystems, especially the Diffie- Hellman key exchange protocol. P systems are a cluster of distributed parallel computing devices in a biochemical type. This paper presents a P system with active membranes and strong priority to solve the discrete logarithm problem used in Diffie-Hellman key exchange protocol. To the best of our knowledge, it’s the first time to solve the problem using P systems.

Cite This Paper

Xiaojing Ma,Zhitang Li,Hao Tu,"Using P systems to Solve the Discrete Logarithm Problem used in Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange Protocol", IJCNIS, vol.1, no.1, pp.24-31, 2009.

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