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Joop van de Pol


I was a PhD student in the Cryptography group under the supervision of Nigel Smart from 2011 to 2015.


Joop van de Pol
Department of Computer Science
University of Bristol
Merchant Venturers Building, Room 3.44
Woodland Road
United Kingdom

E-mail: joop [dot] vandepol [dot] 2011 [at] my [dot] bristol [dot] ac [dot] uk
Note that my UoB email address expired upon graduation.



Just a Little Bit More [ePrint]
Joop van de Pol, Nigel Smart, Yuval Yarom
In: Topics in Cryptology (CT-RSA), pp. 3-21. Springer International Publishing, April 2015.

Bootstrapping Ciphertext with a Wider Choide of p and q [ePrint]
Emmanuela Orsini, Joop van de Pol, Nigel Smart
In: Public-Key Cryptography (PKC), pp. 673-698. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, March 2015.

``Ooh Aah... Just a Little Bit'': A small amount of side channel can go a long way [ePrint]
Naomi Benger, Joop van de Pol, Nigel Smart, Yuval Yarom
In: Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems (CHES), pp. 75-92. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, September 2014.

Estimating Key Sizes for High Dimensional Lattice-Based Systems [ePrint]
Joop van de Pol, Nigel Smart
In: Cryptography and Coding (IMACC), pp. 290-303. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, December 2013.

Solving the Shortest Vector Problem in Lattices Faster Using Quantum Search [pdf]
Thijs Laarhoven, Joop van de Pol, Michele Mosca
In: Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC), pp. 83-101. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, June 2013.


Finding shortest lattice vectors faster using quantum search [ePrint]
Thijs Laarhoven, Michele Mosca, Joop van de Pol
In: Designs, Codes and Cryptography, Volume 77, Issue 2, pp. 375-400. Springer US, December 2015.


Master thesis: Lattice-based cryptography. Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. The Netherlands, 2011. [pdf]

PhD thesis: Lattice-based cryptanalysis. University of Bristol. United Kingdom, 2015. [pdf]


Microsoft Research, Redmond, United States, 5/2015. [slides][tex]

Turing Gateway to Mathematics workshop on Post-Quantum Research, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 5/2014. [slides][tex]

Fourteenth IMA International Conference on Cryptography and Coding, Oxford, United Kingdom, 12/2013. [slides][tex]

Mathematical and Statistical Aspects of Cryptography, Kolkata, India, 01/2012. [slides][tex]

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