Indocrypt 2004: Call for papers

5th International Conference on Cryptology in India
December 20-22, 2004
Chennai (Madras), India

General Information

Original papers on all technical aspects of cryptology are solicited for submission to Indocrypt 2004, the 5th International Conference on Cryptology in India. The Indocrypt series of conferences is promoted by the Cryptology Research Society of India. Indocrypt 2004 is co-hosted by IMSc, Chennai, and SETS, Chennai. Important dates are:

Submission deadline August 9, 2004 (5:00 PM IST)
Notification of decision September 24, 2004
Proceedings version October 5, 2004
Tutorials December 18-19, 2004
Conference December 20-22, 2004

Topics include, but are not limited to

Foundations and complexity theory Lattices
Information theory Broadcast encryption
Stream ciphers Protocols
Block ciphers Zero-knowledge
Hash functions Identification protocols
Message authentication codes Key management protocols
Symmetric-key cryptanalysis Threshold cryptography
Boolean functions Voting/anonymity
Secret sharing Traitor tracing, watermarking and fingerprinting
Public-key cryptography Multi-party computation
Digital signature schemes Oblivious transfer and PIR
Elliptic curves Applications of cryptography
Public-key cryptanalysis Efficient implementations

Instructions to Authors

Submissions must not have been previously published or submitted in parallel to other conferences or workshops with proceedings.

Submission format

The submission must be anonymous. Submissions are limited to 12 pages excluding bibliography and appendices and 20 pages in total with 11-point font size and reasonable margins. Committee members are not required to read appendices. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits. The authors are encouraged to prepare their submission in Latex following Springer's guideline.

Electronic submission

Authors are strongly encouraged to submit their papers electronically. The submission server is now closed. The paper should be in Postscript format.

Hardcopy submission

Authors who are unable to submit electronically are invited to send a cover letter and 10 copies of their anonymous paper (double-sided copies preferred) at the postal address below. Authors intending to submit via hardcopy should contact K. Viswanathan ( on or before August 2, 2004. The paper should be sent by airmail and be received by the deadline.

Conference Proceedings

Conference Proceedings will be published in Springer-Verlag's Lecture Notes in Computer Science series and will be available at the conference. The instructions about the final version of the papers will be sent to the authors of accepted papers.

Address for hardcopy submission

Anne Canteaut
Program co-chair Indocrypt 2004
INRIA - projet CODES
BP 105
78153 Le Chesnay cedex

Program Committee

M. Backes IBM, Zurich, Switzerland
C. Boyd Queensland University of Technology, Australia
A. Canteaut (co-chair) INRIA, France
C. Ding Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
A. Enge Ecole Polytechnique, France
C. Fontaine CNRS, France
H. Gilbert France Telecom R&D, France
J. Gonzalez-Nieto Queensland University of Technology, Australia
T. Helleseth University of Bergen, Norway
T. Johansson Lund University, Sweden
K. Kim Information and Communications University, Korea
T. Lange University of Bochum, Germany
A. Lenstra Citibank, USA
C.E. Veni Madhavan Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
K. Martin Royal Holloway University of London, UK
A. Mathuria Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Inform. & Comm. Technology, India
A. Menezes University of Waterloo, Canada
S. Moriai Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., Japan
K. Paterson Royal Holloway University of London, UK
K. Pranjpe IMSc, Chennai, India
B. Preneel Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
B. Roy ISI Kolkata, India
A. Sahai Princeton University, USA
P. Sarkar ISI Kolkata, India
H. van Tilborg Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
D.G. Thomas Madras Christian College, India
K. Viswanathan (co-chair) SETS, Chennai, India
A. Young Cigital Labs, USA
M. Yung Columbia University, USA

General co-chairs

R. Balasubramanian M.S. Vijayaraghavan
The Institute for Mathematical Sciences
C.I.T. Campus, Taramani
Chennai -- 600 113
21 Mangadu Swamy Street
Chennai -- 600 034

Last modification on August 11, 2004.