International Association for Cryptologic Research
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The International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) is a non-profit scientific organization whose purpose is to further research in cryptology and related fields. The IACR was organised at the initiative of David Chaum at the CRYPTO '82 conference.
The IACR organizes three annual flagship conferences and four annual workshops, which are leading venues in specific sub-areas:
- Crypto (flagship)
- Eurocrypt (flagship)
- Asiacrypt (flagship)
- Fast Software Encryption (FSE)
- Public Key Cryptography (PKC)
- Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems (CHES)
- Theory of Cryptography (TCC)
Several other conferences and workshops are held in cooperation with the IACR. Starting in 2015, selected summer schools will be officially sponsored by the IACR. CRYPTO '83 was the first conference officially sponsored by the IACR.
The IACR publishes the Journal of Cryptology, in addition to the proceedings of its conference and workshops. The IACR also maintains the Cryptology ePrint Archive, an online repository of cryptologic research papers aimed at providing rapid dissemination of results.
The IACR has established the IACR Fellows Program, an honor to bestow upon its exceptional members. There are currently 42 IACR Fellows: Mihir Bellare, Tom Berson, Eli Biham, George Blakley, Manuel Blum, Gilles Brassard, Ran Canetti, David Chaum, Andrew Clark, Don Coppersmith, Ivan Damgård, Yvo G. Desmedt, Whitfield Diffie, Oded Goldreich, Shafi Goldwasser, Martin Hellman, Hideki Imai, Antoine Joux, David Kahn, Eyal Kushilevitz, Arjen Lenstra, James Massey, Ueli Maurer, Kevin McCurley, Ralph Merkle, Silvio Micali, Moni Naor, Andrew Odlyzko, Jean-Jacques Quisquater, Michael O. Rabin, Charles Rackoff, Ronald Rivest, Phillip Rogaway, Richard Schroeppel, Adi Shamir, Claus P. Schnorr, Jennifer Seberry, Gustavus Simmons, Jacques Stern, Scott Vanstone, Andrew Yao, and Moti Yung .
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