M + 1-st Price Auction Using Homomorphic Encryption

  • Masayuki Abe
  • Koutarou Suzuki
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2274)


This paper provides a M + 1-st price auction scheme using homomorphic encryption and the mix and match technique; it offers secrecy of bidding price and public verifiability. Our scheme has low round communication complexity: 1 round from each bidder to auctioneer in bidding and log p rounds from auctioneer to trusted authority in opening when prices are selected from p prefixed choices.


Bidding Price Price Auction Homomorphic Encryption Winning Bidder Vickrey Auction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masayuki Abe
    • 1
  • Koutarou Suzuki
    • 1
  1. 1.NTT Information Sharing Platform LaboratoriesYokosukaJapan

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