Secret key generation with one communicator and a one-shot converse via hypercontractivity

Jingbo Liu, Paul Cuff, Sergio Verdu

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Abstract

A new model of multi-party secret key agreement is proposed, in which one terminal called the communicator can transmit public messages to other terminals before all terminals agree on a secret key. A single-letter characterization of the achievable region is derived in the stationary memoryless case. The new model generalizes some other (old and new) models of key agreement. In particular, key generation with an omniscient helper is the special case where the communicator knows all sources, for which we derive a zero-rate one-shot converse for the secret key per bit of communication.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages710-714
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781467377041
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 28 2015
EventIEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2015 - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: Jun 14 2015Jun 19 2015

Publication series

NameIEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings
Volume2015-June
ISSN (Print)2157-8095

Other

OtherIEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2015
CountryHong Kong
CityHong Kong
Period6/14/156/19/15

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Applied Mathematics

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    Liu, J., Cuff, P., & Verdu, S. (2015). Secret key generation with one communicator and a one-shot converse via hypercontractivity. In Proceedings - 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2015 (pp. 710-714). [7282547] (IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings; Vol. 2015-June). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISIT.2015.7282547