Information rate of McEliece's public-key cryptosystem

M. C. Lin, T. C. Chang, Hung-Lin Fu

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We encode messages into the error vectors in McElieces's public-key cryptosystem so that its information rate can be significantly increased, and yet do not reduce its security.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16-18
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1990


  • Codes and coding
  • Encoding
  • Information theory

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