On Sharing Many Secrets (Extended Abstract)

  title={On Sharing Many Secrets (Extended Abstract)},
  author={Wen-Ai Jackson and Keith M. Martin and Christine M. O'Keefe},
1 I n t r o d u c t i o n The basic idea behind secret shar ing schemes and their relevance to cryptology is well documented (see [25]). Informal ly a secret sharing scheme permi t s a group of part ic ipants to jo in t ly protect a secret through the issue of a related share of the secret to each par t ic ipant . The scheme is designed so tha t if a set of par t i c ipan ts pool their shares then only those sets tha t are specified to be in the access s tructure of the scheme will be able to… CONTINUE READING

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