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How to explain zero-knowledge protocols to your children

Article by Quisquater, JJ and Quisquater, M
  • Published in 1989
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A whimsical explanation of zero-knowledge protocols, by a story about Ali Baba's cave. The thieves, who know the secret phrase to open a door, can demonstrate that they can get out of the cave without telling Ali Bab how they do it.

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key
Quisquater
type
article
date_added
2010-03-24
date_published
1989-09-14
journal
Advances in Cryptology— \ldots

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@article{Quisquater,
	key = {Quisquater},
	type = {article},
	title = {How to explain zero-knowledge protocols to your children},
	author = {Quisquater, JJ and Quisquater, M},
	abstract = {},
	comment = {A whimsical explanation of zero-knowledge protocols, by a story about Ali Baba's cave. The thieves, who know the secret phrase to open a door, can demonstrate that they can get out of the cave without telling Ali Bab how they do it.},
	date_added = {2010-03-24},
	date_published = {1989-09-14},
	urls = {https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/0-387-34805-0{\_}60,http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/{\~{}}mkowalcz/628.pdf},
	collections = {Attention-grabbing titles,Easily explained,Protocols and strategies},
	journal = {Advances in Cryptology— \ldots},
	url = {https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/0-387-34805-0{\_}60 http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/{\~{}}mkowalcz/628.pdf},
	urldate = {2010-03-24},
	year = 1989
}