Elliptic Curve Cryptography

Contributed by Anoop M.S.

The paper gives an introduction to elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) and how it is used in the implementation of digital signature (ECDSA) and key agreement (ECDH) Algorithms. The paper discusses the implementation of ECC on two finite fields, prime field and binary field. It also gives an overview of ECC implementation on different coordinate systems called the projective coordinate systems. The paper also discusses the basics of prime and binary field arithmetic.

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