Saying Goodbye to Napier’s Logs, and Hello To Elliptic Curves

A Bluffer’s Guide to converting discrete log problems into elliptic curve ones — it’s all about point adding and point multiplying

Before we start … let’s do some basics. John Napier found:

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Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Professor of Cryptography. Serial innovator. Believer in fairness, justice & freedom. Based in Edinburgh. Old World Breaker. New World Creator. Building trust.