BLS Signatures
draft-irtf-cfrg-bls-signature-04

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (cfrg RG)
Authors Dan Boneh  , Sergey Gorbunov  , Riad Wahby  , Hoeteck Wee  , Zhenfei Zhang 
Last updated 2021-03-14 (latest revision 2020-09-10)
Replaces draft-boneh-bls-signature
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-irtf-cfrg-bls-signature-04.txt

Abstract

BLS is a digital signature scheme with aggregation properties. Given set of signatures (signature_1, ..., signature_n) anyone can produce an aggregated signature. Aggregation can also be done on secret keys and public keys. Furthermore, the BLS signature scheme is deterministic, non-malleable, and efficient. Its simplicity and cryptographic properties allows it to be useful in a variety of use- cases, specifically when minimal storage space or bandwidth are required.

Authors

Dan Boneh (dabo@cs.stanford.edu)
Sergey Gorbunov (sgorbunov@uwaterloo.ca)
Riad Wahby (rsw@cs.stanford.edu)
Hoeteck Wee (wee@di.ens.fr)
Zhenfei Zhang (zhenfei@algorand.com)

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