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Selmer Center in Secure Communication

Group photo 1 of current members at Selmer Center

The Selmer Center in Secure Communication is a research center at the University of Bergen, Norway, specializing in cryptography and security aspects of information and communication systems. It was opened on February 11, 2003, with the name in honor of Ernst S. Selmer, Prof. Emeritus (Here is an interview with him). The Selmer Center currently has 26 members with primary research fields including

  • cryptology: cryptography and cryptanalysis
  • coding theory and its application
  • cryptographic Boolean functions and discrete structures
  • quantum information theory and machine learning

A webpage dedicated to the Boolean Functions for Cryptography is maintained at https://boolean.w.uib.no

Faculty Members ((Emeritus) Professors, Associate Professors, Adjunct Professors, Consultant)

  Lilya Budaghyan (Group Leader), Matthew Geoffrey ParkerIgor A. SemaevChunlei Li, 

  Tor HellesethTorleiv KløveClaude CarletVincent RijmenSondre Rønjom

  Øyvind YtrehusKjell Jørgen Hole 

  Here you can find our current members (with PhD, Postdocs and Researchers) and our research interests

On-going research projects (from Research Council of Norway and Trond Mohn Foundation)

  Modern Methods and Tools for Theoretical and Applied Cryptology (23.1 MNOK, IKTPLUSS, RCN)

  Quantum Machine Learning (7.5 MNOK, FRIPRO, RCN)

  Constructions of Optimal Boolean Functions (24.3 MNOK, TMF)

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