Identity-Based Signatures

  title={Identity-Based Signatures},
  author={Eike Kiltz and Gregory Neven},
This chapter gives an overview of the literature on identitybased signature (IBS) schemes, from Shamir’s seminal scheme to the current state-of-the-art. Rather than presenting all schemes separately, we present three generic transformations that together cover the majority of known IBS schemes as special cases. The first transformation follows a certification approach based on standard signatures; the second is a transformation in the random oracle model from “convertible” identification… CONTINUE READING