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A flaw in the use of minimal defining sets for secret sharing schemes

Grannell, Mike J.; Griggs, Terry S. and Street, Anne Penfold (2006). A flaw in the use of minimal defining sets for secret sharing schemes. Designs, Codes and Cryptography, 40(2) pp. 225–236.

URL: http://mcs.open.ac.uk/mjg47/Papers/mdefb.pdf
DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10623-006-0009-3
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Abstract

It is shown that in some cases it is possible to reconstruct a block design D uniquely from incomplete knowledge of a minimal defining set for D. This
surprising result has implications for the use of minimal defining sets in secret sharing schemes.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1573-7586
Keywords: block design; minimal defining set; secret sharing; strongbox
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
Item ID: 6948
Depositing User: Mike Grannell
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:57
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/6948
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