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Theory Seminar: Payman Mohassel, University of Calgary - Private Function Evaluation: A General Framework and Efficient Realizations

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Torsdag 6. juni 2013,  kl. 14:15 - 15:30


Nygaard 295


Dept. of Computer Science, Aarhus University


Private function evaluation (PFE) is a variant of secure multiparty computation wherein the function (circuit) being computed is also considered to be a private input of one of the participants.


In this talk, I will first review the existing solutions for PFE in a variety of settings and identify their shortcomings. Then, I will describe our new framework for designing PFE and show how it allows us to obtain new constructions with better asymptotic and practical efficiency. I will end by pointing out a few directions for future research.