[curves] Curve cycles
watsonbladd at gmail.com
Sat Aug 18 09:08:21 PDT 2018
But now there is a number theory problem: prove the examples we have are it
or find more.
And I don't believe this has been approched.
On Sat, Aug 18, 2018 at 5:10 AM Michael Scott <mike.scott at miracl.com> wrote:
> I really don't expect any other cycles to be found, outside the simple
MNT case. The search for pairing-friendly curves is I suspect largely
complete at this stage.
> Mike Scott
> On Sat, Aug 18, 2018 at 1:29 PM Jeff Burdges <burdges at gnunet.org> wrote:
>> Is anyone actively working on cycles of pairing friendly elliptic curves?
>> In other words, each curve’s field of definition is the scalar field of
it’s predecessor, which makes recursive composition of SNARKs not totally
>> I’d think you’d want to explore a lot of possible optimisations beyond
that paper before trying to use something like this, so maybe someone has
>> In practice, I’m unsure if recursively composed SNARKs really give you
much since, if you want to add a SNARK layer, then you still need access to
some large database, but.. that discussion might veer off topic for here.
>> p.s. We’re hiring cryptographers at the web 3 foundation :
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