Reduction and refinement

Boiten, Eerke and Grundy, Dan (2008) Reduction and refinement. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 201C . pp. 31-44. ISSN 1571-0661. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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In this paper we explore the relation between refinement and reduction, especially as it is used in the context of cryptography. We show how refinement is a special case of reduction, and more interestingly, how reduction is an instance of a novel generalisation, ''refinement with context''.

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Additional information: Proceedings of the BCS-FACS Refinement Workshop, Oxford, 2007. doi 10.1016/j.entcs.2008.02.014
Uncontrolled keywords: refinement, reduction, cryptography, complexity, IO-refinement
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Theoretical Computing Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2010 12:09
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2010 12:09
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