FP6 Research and Training Network
Galois Theory and Explicit Methods

Partner 7: Leuven

Scientist in charge:Jan Denef
ESR:Jan Tuitman (Jan.Tuitman@wis.kuleuven.be)
Staff member:Wouter Castryck
Hendrik Hubrechts
Alessandra Rigato
Fre Vercauteren

Department webpage at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)

Responsibilities include:

  • Oct 1, 2007: milestone MD4
    Report: implementation of fast algorithm to construct generic curves of genus 2 suitable for use in cryptography. Result of task D4
  • Oct 1, 2008: milestone MD5
    Report: improvement of Castryck-Denef-Vercauteren algorithm for zeta function of nondegenerate curves. Result of task D4
  • Oct 1, 2008: milestone MR15
    Audit certificate
  • May 17 - May 21, 2010: Workshop on Computational Number Theory and Arithmetic Geometry
    Workshop in Leuven.
  • Oct 1, 2010: milestone MR27
    Audit certificate
  • Oct 1, 2010: milestone MD6
    Report: faster construction of generic Cab-curves suitable for cryptographic use with p-adic deformations.. Depends on MD4, MD5