Alice and Bob

Known as: Eve (disambiguation), Eve (cryptography), Bob 
Alice and Bob are two commonly used placeholder names. They are used for archetypal characters in fields such as cryptography, game theory and… (More)
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2017
2017
Are symbols more appropriately associated with multiple-component technical devices than human names like Alice and Bob? The… (More)
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2015
2015
Cryptographic protocols are the backbone of secure communication over open networks and their correctness is therefore crucial… (More)
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2015
2015
This paper defines the “ultimate” formal semantics for Alice and Bob notation, i.e., what actions the honest agents have to… (More)
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2015
2015
8 INIT W hen we think about cryptography , we envision encryption schemes and ciphertexts that are very hard to break. Such… (More)
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2012
2012
Marketplaces are locations, physical or virtual, where two or more parties meet and interact for the purposes of exchanging… (More)
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2009
2009
Alice and Bob notation is a popular way to describe security protocols: it is intuitive, succinct, and yet expressive. Several… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Voice over IP (VoIP) has become a popular protocol for making phone calls over the Internet. Due to the potential transit of… (More)
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2005
2005
We show that, despite the fact that Alice&Bob–notation does not include explicit control flow constructs, it is possible to make… (More)
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2005
2005
Alice and Bob are the world’s most famous cryptographic couple. Since their invention in 1978, they have at once been called… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
• Alice and Bob wish to compute f(x,y). • x known only to Alice, y known only to Bob. • Goal: minimize #bits exchanged on worst… (More)
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