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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJACSA.2011.020517
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), Volume 2 Issue 5, 2011.
Abstract: The paper presents new results concerning application of cellular automata (CAs) to the secret key using vernam cipher cryptography.CA are applied to generate pseudo-random numbers sequence (PNS) which is used during the encryption process. One dimensional, non uniform CAs is considered as a generator of pseudorandom number sequences (PNSs) used in cryptography with the secret key. The quality of PNSs highly depends on a set of applied CA rules. Rules of radius r = 1 and 2 for nonuniform one dimensional CAs have been considered. The search of rules is performed with use of evolutionary technique called cellular programming. As the result of collective behavior of discovered set of CA rules very high quality PNSs are generated. The quality of PNSs outperforms the quality of known one dimensional CA-based PNS generators used in the secret key cryptography. The extended set of CA rules which was found makes the cryptography system much more resistant on breaking a cryptography key.
Bijayalaxmi Kar, D.Chandrasekhra Rao and Dr. Amiya Kumar Rath, “Generating PNS for Secret Key Cryptography Using Cellular Automaton ” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 2(5), 2011. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2011.020517