CRYPTO 2004: Call for Papers Original research papers on all technical aspects of cryptology are solicited for submission to Crypto 2004, the Twenty-Fourth Annual IACR Crypto Conference. Crypto 2004 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 10, 2003, 18:00 PST Notification of decision April 30, 2003 Proceedings version deadline May 26, 2003, 18:00 PST Conference August 15 - 19, 2003 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: The submission must be anonymous, with no author names, affiliations, acknowledgments, or obvious references. It should begin with a title, a short abstract, and a list of keywords. The length of the submission should be at most 12 pages excluding bibliography and appendices. It should use at least 11-point fonts and have reasonable sized margins. The introduction should summarize the contributions of the paper at a level appropriate for a non-specialist reader. Committee members are not required to read appendices; the paper should be intelligible without them. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits. Electronic Submission: Electronic submission is strongly encouraged. A detailed description of the electronic submission procedure is is forthcoming. Hardcopy Submission: Authors unable to submit electronically may, as a strongly discouraged last resort, send a cover letter and 24 double-sided hardcopies of their submission to the program chair at the postal address below. Authors intending to submit via hardcopy should contact the program chair on or before February 3, 2003. Submissions must be received by the program chair on or before February 10, 2003, 18:00 PST. Late submissions, regardless of postmark, and submissions by fax will not be considered. Hardcopy submission must include a cover letter containing the paper's title and the names and affiliations of the authors, and should identify the contact author including e-mail and postal addresses. Decisions and Presentation: Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent to authors by April 30, 2003. 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. Clear instructions about 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 26, 2003. Program Committee Bill Aiello, AT&T Labs Jee Hea An, SoftMax Eli Biham, Technion John Black, University of Colorado at Boulder Anne Canteaut, INRIA Ronald Cramer, University of Aarhus Yevgeniy Dodis, New York University Matt Franklin, U. C. Davis (program chair) Yuval Ishai, Technion Lars Knudsen, Technical University of Denmark Hugo Krawczyk, Technion/IBM Pil Joong Lee, Pohang Univ. of Sci. & Tech. Phil MacKenzie, Bell Labs Tal Malkin, Columbia University Willi Meier, Fachhochschule Aargau Daniele Miccianco, U. C. San Diego Tatsuaki Okamoto, NTT Rafail Ostrovsky, U. C. L. A. Torben Pedersen, Cryptomathic Bart Preneel, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Alice Silverberg, Ohio State University Nigel Smart, Bristol University Serge Vaudenay, EPFL David Wagner, U. C. Berkeley Stefan Wolf, University of Montreal Advisory Members: Dan Boneh, program chair Crypto 2003 Victor Shoup, program chair Crypto 2005 Contact Information for the Program Chair Matt Franklin firstname.lastname@example.org phone: +1-530-752-2017 fax: +1-530-752-4767 One Shields Avenue Davis, CA, 95616 USA Other Information For other information contact General Chair: Jim Hughes James_Hughes@storagetek.com phone: +1-763-424-1676 Fax: +1-612-677-3007 7600 Boone Ave No Mineapolis, MN, 55428 USA Stipends: 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.