Secret Bit Transmission Using a Random Deal of Cards

  title={Secret Bit Transmission Using a Random Deal of Cards},
  author={Michael J. Fischer and Michael S. Paterson and Charles Rackoff},
  booktitle={Distributed Computing And Cryptography},
Protocols are developed and analyzed for transmitting a secret bit between a sender and a receiver process using only the information contained in a random deal of hands of specified sizes from a deck of n distinct cards. The sender’s and receiver’s algorithms are known in advance, and all conversation between sender and receiver is public and is heard by all. A correct protocol always succeeds in transmitting the secret bit, and the other player(s), who receive the remaining cards and are… CONTINUE READING

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