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Suitable Homomorphic Signature Schemes for eVoting, Smart Grids, and eHealth

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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Computer Science book series (BRIEFSCOMPUTER)

Abstract

The signature schemes presented in Chap.  4 are discussed from an abstract and very general point of view. In this chapter the requirements a scheme needs to provide to be applied for a certain application will be highlighted. Specifically, in this section electronic voting, smart grids, and electronic health records are discussed. Each of the following sections is dedicated to one of them. After a brief description of the use case in question, the requirements for a homomorphic signature scheme are discussed, the state of the art is presented, and possible future work is highlighted.

Keywords

Homomorphic Signature Schemes Smart Grid Electronic Voting Post-quantum Security Smart Meters 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Theoretische InformatikTechnische Universität DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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