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International Association for Cryptologic Research

The International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) is a non-profit scientific organization whose purpose is to further research in cryptology and related fields. The IACR was organized at the initiative of David Chaum at the CRYPTO '82 conference.[1]

International Association for Cryptologic Research
International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) logo.png
Formation1982
Membership
1702 (in 2013)
President
Christian Cachin
Main organ
Journal of Cryptology, IACR conferences and workshops, Cryptology ePrint Archive
Websitewww.iacr.org

ActivitiesEdit

The IACR organizes three annual flagship conferences, four annual workshops in specific sub-areas, and one symposium: [2]

Several other conferences and workshops are held in cooperation with the IACR. Starting in 2015, selected summer schools will be officially sponsored by the IACR. CRYPTO '83 was the first conference officially sponsored by the IACR.

The IACR publishes the Journal of Cryptology, in addition to the proceedings of its conference and workshops. The IACR also maintains the Cryptology ePrint Archive, an online repository of cryptologic research papers aimed at providing rapid dissemination of results. [3]

FellowsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sonia Fernandez: The People Behind the Code. The UCSB Current. 21 August 2014
  2. ^ IACR Conferences
  3. ^ IACR Publications
  4. ^ IACR Fellows