Father of Digital Cryptography - David Chaum

Epicenter Podcast #304: David Chaum - Forefather of Cryptocurrencies and the Cypherpunk Movement

The Father of Online Anonymity Has a Plan to End the Crypto War

Cryptographer David Chaum’s ideas helped spark the decades-long war between encryption and government. Now he’s back with a new idea designed to end it.

Publications 1980’s

I got this list from David Chaum’s Website, and am gradually adding links and additional info for each.

List of Publications - Chaum.com LIST OF PUBLICATIONS BY D. CHAUM - eff\web.archive

Publications 1990’s

ACHIEVING ELECTRONIC PRIVACY by David Chaum, david@digicash.nl

A CRYPTOGRAPHIC INVENTION KNOWN AS A BLIND SIGNATURE PERMITS NUMBERS TO SERVE AS ELECTRONIC CASH OR TO REPLACE CONVENTIONAL IDENTIFICATION. THE AUTHOR HOPES IT MAY RETURN CONTROL OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THE INDIVIDUAL.

  • Zero-Knowledge Undeniable Signatures, D. Chaum, Advances in CryptologyEUROCRYPT ‘90, I.B. Damgard (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, pp. 458-464.
  • An Efficient Credential Mechanism Allowing an Unlimited Number of Credential Types, D. Chaum & J.-H. Evertse. Unpublished.
  • A Provably Secure and Fast Message Authentication Scheme, D. Chaum & Maarten van der Ham, Unpublished.
  • An Interactive Signature Scheme D. Chaum & N.J. Ferguson, Unpublished.
  • Combining Secrets in Most Concealing Ways: Dynamic Graphs for Restricted Choices in Hidden Key Transformations, B. den Boer & D. Chaum. Unpublished.
  • Cryptographically Strong Undeniable Signatures, Unconditionally Secure for the Signer D. Chaum, E. van Heijst & B. Pfitzmann, Advances in Cryptology CRYPTO ‘91, J. Feigenbaum (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, pp. 470-484.
  • Convertible Undeniable Signatures, D. Chaum, I. Damgard, & T. Pedersen, Advances in CryptologyCRYPTO ‘90, A.J. Menezes & S.A. Vanstone (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, pp. 189- 205.
  • Direct Zero Knowledge Proofs of Computational Power in Five Rounds, T. Okamoto, K. Ohta, & D. Chaum, Advances in CryptologyEUROCRYPT ‘91, D.W. Davies (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, pp. 96-105.
  • Group Signatures, D. Chaum & E van Heyst, Advances in Cryptology -EUROCRYPT ‘91 https://chaum.com/publications/Group_Signatures.pdf
  • Implementating Capability Based Protection Using Encryption, D. Chaum & R.S. Fabry, UC Berkeley Memorandum UCB/ERL M78/46.
  • Numbers Can Be a Better Form of Cash than Paper, D. Chaum, Smart Card 2000, D. Chaum (Ed.), North Holland, 1991, pp. 151-156 .
  • Provably Unforgeable Signatures, D. Chaum & J. Bos, Advances in CryptologyCRYPTO ‘92, Ernest F. Brickell (Ed), Springer-Verlag, pp. 1-14
  • Achieving Electronic Privacy , D. Chaum, (invited) Scientific American, August 1992, pp. 96-101
  • Provers Can Limit the Number of Verifiers, D. Chaum
  • Smart Cash: A Practical Electronic Payment System, J. Bos & D. Chaum, CWI-Report CS-R9035, August 1990.
  • Some Weaknesses of Weaknesses of Undeniable Signatures, D. Chaum, EUROCRYPT ‘91, D.W. Davies (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, pp. 554-556.
  • Transferred money grows, D. Chaum & T.P. Pedersen, Advances in CryptologyEurocrypt ‘92, R.A. Rueppel (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, pp. 89-105.
  • Unconditionally-Secure Digital Signatures, D. Chaum & S. Roijakkers, Advances in CryptologyCRYPTO ‘90, Springer-Verlag, A.J. Menezes & S.A. Vanstone (Eds.), pp. 206- 214.
  • Undeniable Signatures: Applications and Theory, J. Boyar, D. Chaum, I. Damgerd & T. Pedersen, July, 1991
  • Wallet Databases with Observers, D. Chaum & T.P. Pedersen, Advances in Cryptology CRYPTO ‘92, Ernest F. Brickell (Ed), Springer-Verlag, pp. 1-14
  • Zero Information Circuits with DES, D. Chaum & B. den Boer. Unpublished.
  • Prepaird Smart Card Techniques. A Brief Introduction and Comparison ., D.Chaum, 1993.

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