CSE591W - Cryptography Reading Group (Winter '19)

Description

We will meet weekly to discuss recent (or classical) papers on cryptography. Each time, one person (sometimes two) will be presenting one paper. Whiteboard presentations and interaction are encouraged.

We will meet Mondays, 3-5pm, in CSE 403 (Check for exceptions in the schedule below!)

If you have any questions, contact the organizers Rachel Lin (rachel at cs) and Stefano Tessaro (tessaro at cs).

Schedule

The following is a tentative schedule and is subject to change.

Date Title Presenter Further Reading Notes
2019-01-14 Organizational meeting
2019-01-21 No meeting (MLK day)
2019-01-28 Private Set Intersection Kimberly Ruth https://eprint.iacr.org/2016/930.pdf Note: We will meet 2:30-4pm in CSE2 245 (Gates).
2019-02-04 Sum-of-Squares Meets Program Obfuscation, Revisited Ji Luo https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/1237 Rescheduled to TBD due to snow day!
2019-02-11 SPDZ / Efficient MPC Ashrujit Ghoshal
2019-02-18 No meeting (President's day)
2019-02-25 Garbling & optimizations Xihu Zhang
2019-03-04 NIZK from FHE Pratik Soni https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/1248
2019-03-11 Secure Messaging Anna Kornfeld Simpson https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/1037