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Niek J. Bouman, PhD

Email: niekbouman (at) gmail (dot) com

former affiliation:
Cryptology and Information Security Research Group
CWI (Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science)
Room M262
Science Park 123
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Postal address:
P.O. Box 94079
1090 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Research interests

Courses (teaching assistent)


PhD Thesis: "Cryptography from Quantum Uncertainty, in the Presence of Quantum Side Information"

Sampling in a Quantum Population, and Applications (together with Serge Fehr)
CRYPTO, August 2010, Santa Barbara, CA
The full version of the paper is available on arXiv.

Secure Authentication from a Weak Key, Without Leaking Information (together with Serge Fehr)
EUROCRYPT, May 2011, Tallinn, Estonia
The full version paper of the paper is available on IACR's Cryptology ePrint Archive.

An All-But-One Entropic Uncertainty Relation and Applications to Password-based Identification (together with Serge Fehr, Carlos Gonzalez Guillen and Christian Schaffner)
Presented at QCRYPT, September 2011, Zurich, Switzerland [video of the talk] [slides (pdf)]
The full version paper of the paper is available on arXiv. A three-page abstract can be downloaded here.

Master's Thesis

Spectral-Efficient Communication over Linear Gaussian Channels -- An Information-Theoretic Approach
Master's thesis Electrical Engineering, University of Twente, October 2007 [fulltext (pdf)]