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Working with multiplicative groups

asked 2012-04-15 09:22:11 -0500

tbender gravatar image

updated 2012-04-15 09:22:51 -0500

Hi,

I am just learning cryptography and the DLP problem. How can I create a finite multiplicative Group over Zp?

Sage has many Group related classes but apparently I am not math-savvy enough to chose one ;-)

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answered 2013-08-01 10:25:40 -0500

Luca gravatar image

Isn't working with GF(p).multiplicative_generator() enough for implementing Diffie-Hellman and the likes?

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answered 2013-08-01 04:18:54 -0500

jack77 gravatar image

Hello,


I fear, creating finite multiplicative groups over Zp is not possible yet.

You could create an isomorphic one , e.g. for p = 7:

AbelianGroup([7])

but that is probably not what you want...

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