An Information Rate Improvement for a Polynomial Variant of the Naccache-Stern Knapsack Cryptosystem

  • Giacomo MicheliEmail author
  • Joachim Rosenthal
  • Reto Schnyder
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 358)


We adapt an information rate improvement by Chevallier-Naccache-Stern for the Naccache-Stern knapsack cryptosystem, called the prime packing strategy, to the polynomial version of the protocol.



The authors were supported by Swiss National Science Foundation grant number 149716 and Armasuisse


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giacomo Micheli
    • 1
    Email author
  • Joachim Rosenthal
    • 1
  • Reto Schnyder
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsUniversity of ZurichZurichSwitzerland

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