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All reports by Author Nikolaos Makriyannis:

TR18-084 | 24th April 2018
Iftach Haitner, Nikolaos Makriyannis, Eran Omri

On the Complexity of Fair Coin Flipping

A two-party coin-flipping protocol is $\varepsilon$-fair if no efficient adversary can bias the output of the honest party (who always outputs a bit, even if the other party aborts) by more than $\varepsilon$. Cleve [STOC '86] showed that $r$-round $o(1/r)$-fair coin-flipping protocols do not exist. Awerbuch et al. [Manuscript '85] ... more >>>

TR17-168 | 5th November 2017
Amos Beimel, Iftach Haitner, Nikolaos Makriyannis, Eran Omri

Tighter Bounds on Multi-Party Coin Flipping, via Augmented Weak Martingales and Di erentially Private Sampling

Revisions: 6

In his seminal work, Cleve [STOC 1986] has proved that any r-round coin-flipping protocol can be efficiently biassed by ?(1/r). The above lower bound was met for the two-party case by Moran, Naor, and Segev [Journal of Cryptology '16], and the three-party case (up to a polylog factor) by Haitner ... more >>>

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