International Workshop on Coding and Cryptography

WCC 2003

March 24-28, 2003, Versailles, France

Announcement and Call For Papers

The workshop is organized by INRIA and ENSTA, and sponsored by the Ecole Supérieure et d'Application des Transmissions. It will be held at INRIA near Versailles, 20 kilometers far from Paris.

Conference Themes

Our aim is to bring together researchers in all aspects of coding theory, cryptography and related areas, theoretical or applied.

Topics include, but are not limited to:


Those wishing to contribute a 20 minute talk are invited to submit a 6-10 page extended abstract, before November 29, 2002, by sending an electronic copy (Postscript or PDF, see instructions to authors on the web site). If electronic submission is impossible, you may submit instead three hard copies to

Pascale Charpin, Program committee of WCC 2003
B.P. 105
78153 Le Chesnay Cedex

A volume including the accepted abstracts will be provided to the participants.


Reception of extended abstract by November 29, 2002
Notification by January 31, 2003
Final version for the book of abstracts by February 14, 2003

Full Papers

All authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to submit a full paper for the proceedings to appear as a special issue of Discrete Applied Mathematics journal. Every contribution will be thoroughly refereed.

Program committee

D. Augot (submissions) INRIA Rocquencourt, France
C. Bachoc Université de Bordeaux, France
A. Barg Bell Laboratories, USA
T. Berger Université de Limoges, France
C. Carlet Université Paris 8, France
P. Charpin (co-chair) INRIA Rocquencourt, France
C. Ding Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
S. Dodunekov Institute of Mathematics, Sofia, Bulgaria
T. Ericsson Linköping University, Sweden
P. Fitzpatrick University of Cork, Ireland
E. Gabidulin MIPT, Russia
M. Girault France Telecom R&D, France
G. Gong University of Waterloo, Canada
T. Helleseth University of Bergen, Norway
T. Høholdt Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
I. Honkala University of Turku, Finland
R. Johannesson Lund University, Sweden
T. Johansson Lund University, Sweden
G. Kabatianski (co-chair) IPIT, Moscow, Russia
J. Massey Lund University, Sweden
M. Matsui Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan
F. Morain École Polytechnique, France
H. Niederreiter National University of Singapore, Singapore
V. Pless University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
H. van Tilborg Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
S. Vladuts Université de Marseille, France
G. Zémor ENST, France
V. Zinoviev IPIT, Moscow, Russia

Organizing committee

A. Canteaut INRIA Rocquencourt, France
E. Filiol Ecole Supérieure et d'Application des Transmissions, France
C. Fontaine Université de Lille, France
P. Gaborit Université de Limoges, France
F. Levy-dit-Vehel Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées, France
P. Loidreau Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées, France (Chair)
N. Sendrier INRIA Rocquencourt, France
J.-P. Tillich INRIA Rocquencourt, France

Local organization

C. Girodon INRIA Rocquencourt, France

Invited talks

H. Dobbertin Bochum University, Germany
I. Dumer University of California, USA
J.-C. Faugère Université Paris VI, INRIA, France
U. Maurer ETH Zürich, Switzerland


Detailed information about this workshop can be found at the web-site
or can be requested by e-mail to (for matters concerning organization) (for matters concerning the scientific program)

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