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Original research papers on all technical aspects of cryptology are solicited for submission to CRYPTO 2005, the Twenty-Fifth Annual International Cryptology Conference. CRYPTO 2005 is sponsored by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR), in cooperation with the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Security and Privacy, and the Computer Science Department of the University of California, Santa Barbara. Important dates are:

Submission deadline

February 14, 2005, 18:00 EST

Notification of decision

May 6, 2005

Proceedings version deadline

May 30, 2005, 18:00 EST


August 14 - 18, 2005

Instructions for Authors

Submissions must not substantially duplicate work that any of the authors has published elsewhere or has submitted in parallel to any other conference or workshop that has proceedings. Accepted submissions may not appear in any other conference or workshop that has proceedings.

Submission Format:

Decisions and Presentation: Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent to authors by May 6, 2005. Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their paper will be presented at the conference.

Conference Proceedings: Proceedings will be published in Springer-Verlag's Lecture Notes in Computer Science, and will be available at the conference. Instructions for the preparation of a final proceedings version will be sent to the authors of accepted papers. The final copies of the accepted papers will be due on May 30, 2005.

Program Committee
Masayuki Abe, NTT Information Sharing Platform Laboratories
Boaz Barak, Institute for Advanced Study and Princeton University
Amos Beimel, Ben-Gurion University
Alex Biryukov, K. U. Leuven
John Black, University of Colorado at Boulder
Alexandra Boldyreva, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jan Camenisch, IBM Research
Jean-Sebastien Coron, University of Luxembourg
Craig Gentry, DoCoMo USA Labs
Shai Halevi, IBM Research
Stanislaw Jarecki, University of California at Irvine
Antoine Joux, DGA and Univ. Versailles St-Quentin
Jonathan Katz, University of Maryland
Arjen Lenstra, Lucent Technologies and Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Yehuda Lindell, Bar-Ilan University
Tal Malkin, Columbia University
Ilya Mironov, Microsoft Research
David Naccache, Gemplus and Royal Holloway
Moni Naor, Weizmann Institute of Science
Leonid Reyzin, Boston University
Louis Salvail, Aarhus Universitet
Victor Shoup, New York University (program chair)
Alice Silverberg, University of California at Irvine
Adam Smith, Weizmann Institute of Science
Rebecca Wright, Stevens Institute of Technology
Advisory Members
Matt Franklin, program chair CRYPTO 2004 Cynthia Dwork, program chair CRYPTO 2006


A limited number of stipends are available to those unable to obtain funding to attend the conference. Students whose papers are accepted and who will present the paper themselves are encouraged to apply if such assistance is needed. Requests for stipends should be addressed to the general chair.