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Pairing-Friendly Curves

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (cfrg RG)
Expired & archived
Authors Shoko Yonezawa , Tetsutaro Kobayashi , Tsunekazu Saito
Last updated 2019-10-07 (Latest revision 2019-07-08)
Replaces draft-kato-threat-pairing
Replaced by draft-irtf-cfrg-pairing-friendly-curves
RFC stream Internet Research Task Force (IRTF)
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Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream IRTF state Replaced
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-irtf-cfrg-pairing-friendly-curves
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This memo introduces pairing-friendly curves used for constructing pairing-based cryptography. It describes recommended parameters for each security level and recent implementations of pairing-friendly curves.


Shoko Yonezawa
Tetsutaro Kobayashi
Tsunekazu Saito

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