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Name
Dr. Avishek Adhikari
Position
Assistant Professor, Deptartment of Pure Mathematics, Calcutta University.
Photograph, office at Linkoping University, Sweden, 2007.
ISCA Young Scientist Awardee, 2007-08 (Mathematical Science Section, Including Statistics). The award was presented by Dr M.S. Swaminathan, The Father of Green Revolution in India.
Highest Degree
Ph.D on Cryptography from Indian Statistical Institute under the supervison of Prof. Bimal Roy.
Email
avishek.adh@gmail.com
Research Interest
Combinatorial Cryptography, secret Sharing, Public-Key Cryptography, Abstract Algebra, DNA Cryptography, Sensor Network, Algebraic Graph Theory.
Associated with
  • Institute for Mathematics, Bioinfinormatics, Information-technology and Computer-science (IMBIC), Secretary (Honorary).

  • Cryptology Research Society of India, (CRSI), Treasurer (Honorary).

  • Calcutta Mathematical Society, (CMS), Life Member

  • International Committee Member (Honorary), International Electronic Engineering Mathematical Society (IEEMS), Egypt.


  • Academic Achievements

  • Editorial Board:
    Managing Editor: Journal of the Department of Pure Mathematics, Calcutta University.

  • Recipient of the NANUM 2014 Travel Grants to participate Seoul ICM 2014, Korea, 2014.

  • ISCA Young Scientist Awardee in Mathematical Science Section (including Statistics) for the year 2007-08.

  • Visiting Scientist, Linkoping University, Sweden, April 2006- June 06.

  • Visiting Scientist, Indian Statistical Institute, India, Dec 2005- March 06.

  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, INRIA-Rocquencourt, Projet Codes, France, 2004-05.

  • The President of India Medal for General Proficiency, 2002.

  • Junior Research Fellowship, Indian Statistical Institute, 2001.

  • CSIR-NET Junior Research Fellowship (Government of India), 2001.

  • Ranked 1st in M.Sc., Calcutta University, 2001.

  • Ranked 2nd in B.Sc., Calcutta University, 1999.

  • National Scholar, Government of India, 1996-99.

  • National Scholar, Government of India, 1994-96.

  • National Scholar, Government of India, 1994.

  • Publicaion of Books
  • (jointly with M R Adhikari), Basic Modern Algebra with Applications, published by Springer. For more details, please visit the website "http://www.springer.com/mathematics/algebra/book/978-81-322-1598-1",

  • Edited Book: (jointly with M R Adhikari and Y P Chaubey), Contemporary Topics in Mathematics and Statistics with Applications, Asian Books Private Limited, 2012.


  • (jointly with M R Adhikari), Groups, Rings and Modules with Applications, Universities Press, 2003.


  • (jointly with M R Adhikari), Text Book of Linear Algebra : An Introduction to Modern Algebra, Allied Publishers, 2004.


  • (jointly with M R Adhikari), Introduction to Linear Algebra with Application to Basic Cryptography, Asian Books Private Limited, 2007.
  • Editorial Work
  • Managing Editor:
    Journal of the Department of Pure Mathematics, Calcutta University.

  • Volume Editor:

    Proceedings of IMBIC, Volume 2, ISBN: 978-81-925832-1-1.

    Proceedings of IMBIC, Volume 1, ISBN: 978-81-925832-0-4.

    Proceedings of 5th International Conference of IMBIC, MSAST 2011.

    Proceedings of 4th International Conference of IMBIC, MSAST 2010.

    Proceedings of 3rd International Conference of IMBIC, MSAST 2009.

    Proceedings of 2nd International Conference of IMBIC, MSAST 2008.

    Proceedings of 1st International Conference of IMBIC, MSAST 2007.



  • Important Publications


  • (single author) Linear algebraic techniques to construct monochrome visual cryptographic schemes for general access structure and its applications to color images, Design, Codes and Cryptography, Springer Journal, December 2014, Volume 73, Issue 3, pp 865-895, DOI 10.1007/s10623-013-9832-5.


  • (with Angusman Das and Kouichi Sakurai), Plaintext Checkable Encryption with Designated Checker, To appear in the Journal of Advances in Mathematics of Communications.


  • (with Partha Sarathi Roy), One-Sided Leakage-Resilient Privacy Only Two-Message Oblivious Transfer, to appear in the Journal of Journal of Information Security and Applications, Elsevier.


  • (with Prakash Dey), Improved Multi-Bit Differential Fault Analysis of Trivium,(INDOCRYPT 2014), To appear in LNCS, Springer.


  • (with Partha Sarathi Roy, Rui Xu, Kirill Morozov and Kouichi Sakurai), An Efficient Robust Secret Sharing Scheme with Optimal Cheater Resiliency,(Space 2014), Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences, Springer, Volume 8804, 2014, pp 47-58.


  • (with Sabyasachi Dutta), XOR Based Non-monotone $t$-$(k,n)^*$-Visual Cryptographic Schemes Using Linear Algebra,(ICICS 2014), to appear in Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences, Springer.


  • (with Angsuman Das and Partha Sarathi Roy), Computationally Secure Robust Multi-Secret Sharing for General Access Structure,(ICMC 2015), to appear in the Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Mathematics and Computing.


  • (with Partha Sarathi Roy and Angsuman Das), Computationally Secure Cheating Identifiable Multi-Secret Sharing for General Access Structure,(ICDCIT-2015), to appear in in Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences, Springer.


  • (with Mrinal Nandi and Subrata Parui), Bounds on the Size of the Minimum Dominating Sets of Some Cylindrical Grid Graphs, International Journal of Combinatorics, Volume 2014, Article ID 348359, 13 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/348359.


  • (with Angsuman Das), A note on “On ciphertext undetectability", Tatra Mountains Mathematical Publications. Vol. 57, no. 4 (2013), p. 119-121.


  • (with Angsuman Das), Signcryption with Delayed Identification, Proceedings of the International Conference on Mathematics and Computing - 2013, Springer Mathematics and Statistics Series, Volume 91, 2014, pp 23-39.


  • (with Angsuman Das), Signcryption from Randomness Recoverable PKE Revisited, to appear in the Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS 13), to be published in volume of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, Springer.


  • (with Angsuman Das and Sabyasachi Dutta), Indistinguishability against Chosen Ciphertext Verification Attack Revisited: The Complete Picture, The Complete Picture, to appear in the Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Provable Security (ProvSec 2013), Melaka, Malaysia on 23-25 October 2013, to be published in volume 8209 of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, Springer.


  • (with Dong Hao, Xiaojuan Liao, Kouichi Sakurai and Makoto Yokoo), A repeated game approach for analyzing the collusion on selective forwarding in multihop wireless networks, Computer Communications, Elsevier Journal, Volume 35, Issue 17, 1 October 2012, Pages 2125-2137.


  • (with Angsuman Das), An efficient IND-CCA2 secure Paillier-based cryptosystem, Information Processing Letters, Elsevier Journal, Volume 112, Issue 22, 30 November 2012, Pages 885-888, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipl.2012.08.007


  • (with Liang Zhao, Di Xiao and Kouichi Sakurai), On the security analysis of an image scrambling encryption of pixel bit and its improved scheme based on self-correlation encryption , Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Elsevier Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2011.12.015. Volume 17, Issue 8, August 2012, Pages 3303-3327.


  • (with Liang Zhao, Takashi Nishide, Kyung-Hyune Rhee and Kouichi Sakurai), Cryptanalysis of Randomized Arithmetic Codes Based on Markov Model , Proceeding of The 7th International Conference, INSCRYPT 2011, published by Springer LNCS, November 30-December 3, 2011, Beijing, China.


  • (with Dong Hao and Kouichi Sakurai), Mixed-Strategy Game Based Trust Management for Clustered Wireless Sensor Networks , Proceeding of The Third International Conference on Trusted Systems, INTRUST 2011, November 27-29, 2011, Beijing, China, published by Springer LNCS, page 239-257.


  • (with Mrinal Nandi and Subrata Parui), Domination Number of Cylindrical Grids Applied Mathematics and Computation, Elsevier, Volume 217, Issue 10, 15 January 2011, Pages 4879-4889.


  • (with Partha Sarathi Roy), Multi-Use Multi-Secret Sharing Scheme for General Access Structure, Annals of the University of Craiova, Mathematics and Computer Science Series Volume 37(4), 2010, Pages 50�57, ISSN: 1223-6934


  • (with Liang Zhao, Di Xiao and Kouichi Sakurai), Security Improvement of a Pixel Bit Based Image Scrambling Encryption Scheme Through the Self-correlation Method. (INSCRYPT 2010 (short paper), Shanghai, China, October 20 to 23, 2010)


  • (with Liang Zhao and Kouichi Sakurai), A New Scrambling Evaluation Scheme based on Spatial Distribution Entropy and Centroid Difference of Bit-plane. (IWDW 2010, 1~3 Octorber 2010, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea), Digital Watermarking, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2011, Volume 6526/2011, 29-44, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-18405-5_4.


  • (with Liang Zhao, Di Xiao, and Kouichi Sakurai), Cryptanalysis on an Image Scrambling Encryption Scheme Based on Pixel Bit. (IWDW 2010, 1~3 Octorber 2010, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea), Digital Watermarking, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2011, Volume 6526/2011, 45-59, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-18405-5_5.


  • (with Angsuman Das), An efficient multi-use multi-secret sharing scheme based on hash function, Applied Mathematics Letters, Elsevier, Volume 23, Issue 9, September 2010, Pages 993-996.


  • (with Rita SahaRay), Structural form of a minimal critical set for a latin square representing the elementary abelian 2-group of order 8 , Ars Combinatoria (to appear).


  • (with Chitradeep Dutta Roy, Neel Choudhury, Amrik Chatterjee (during their summer training in 2009)), Verifiable Secret Sharing Scheme on Images using Watermarking , International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, VOL.10 No.2, page 76-81, February 2010.


  • (with Bimal Roy), On some constructions of monochrome visual cryptographic schemes , Page(s): 1-6, Digital Object Identifier 10.1109/INFTECH.2008.4621609, appeared in the IEEE Conference Proceedings, 1st International Conference on Information Technology, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics Gdansk University of Technology, Poland, May 18-21, 2008.


  • (with M Bose and Bimal Roy), Applications of Partially Balanced and Balanced IncompleteBlock Designs in developing Visual Cryptographic Schemes, IEICE TRANS. FUNDAMENTALS, Japan, Vol. E-90A, No. 5, pp. 949-951, May 2007.


  • Avishek Adhikari, An overview of black and white Visual Cryptography using mathematics, J. Calcutta Math. Soc. 2 (2006), no. 2, 21-52.


  • DNA Secret Sharing, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Vancouver, Canada, July 16-21, 2006.


  • (with M R Adhikar and Shibopriya Mitra), A generalization of Milnors result, J. Calcutta Math. Soc. 2 (2006), no. 1, 55-58.


  • (with Erik Trell), Application of BIBD in DNA Secret Sharing, ISRAMA Dec 17-19, 2005.


  • (with M Bose), Construction of a Monocrome Visual Cryptography Using Latin Squares, Twelfth Annual International Conference on Statistics, Mathematics and Applications, Auburn University, December 2-4, 2005.


  • (with R SahaRay and Jennifer Seberry), Critical Sets for a Pair of Mutually Orthogonal Cyclic Latin Squares of Odd Order Greater than 9, The Journal of Combinatorial Mathematics and Combinatorial Computing, Vol. 55, 171-185, 2005.


  • (with R SahaRay and Jennifer Seberry), Critical Sets in Orthogonal Arrays with 7 and 9 Levels, The Australasian Journal of Combinatorics, Volume 33, 109-123, 2005.


  • (with M Bose), A New Visual cryptographic Scheme Using Latin Squares, IEICE TRANS. FUNDAMENTALS, VOL E87-A, NO.5, MAY 2004.


  • (with Tridib Kumar Dutta and Bimal Roy), A New Black and White Visual Cryptographic Scheme for General Access Structures, Lecture Notes In Computer Science, Vol 3348, Springer-Verlag, 399-413, 2004.


  • (with Somnath Sikdar), A New (2,n)-Color Visual Threshold Scheme for Color Images, Lecture Notes In Computer Science, Vol 2904, Springer-Verlag, 148-161, 2003.


  • (with P K Rana), A Study of Functors Associated With Topological Groups, Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Mathematica, Vol XLVI (4), 3-14, 2001.

  • Foreign Academic Visits

  • (in 2014) Visited International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM 2014), Seoul, Korea August 13-18, 2014 as a recipient of NANUM Travel Grant from ICM
    . The Title of the presentation:
    Some efficient constructions of visual cryptographic schemes using linear algebraic techniques: some future research problems.

  • (in 2014) Visited University of Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia May 27-30, 2014, and presented the following talk at the International Conference and Workshop on Mathematical Analysis 2014 (ICWOMA2014), 27-30, May 2014.
    The Title of the talk:
    COLOR VISUAL CRYPTOGRAPHIC SCHEMES USING STATISTICAL DESIGNS.

  • (in 2013) Visited Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Tokyo, Japan November 3-6, 2013 as an invited speaker of the JSPS-DST Asian Academic Seminar 2013 on Discrete Mathematics & its Applications, Sunday November 3 - Sunday November 10, 2013.
    The Title of the three invited talk:
    Design Theory and Visual Cryptographic Schemes.


  • (in 2013) Visited University of Kyushu, Japan August 26-30, 2013 as an invited speaker of the International Conference entitled "Algebraic constructions as a fundamental keystone of a safe and secure society: Mathematics for guaranteeing the reliability of the cyber-society" organized by the Institute of Mathematics for Industry (IMI), Kyushu University during August 26-30, 2013.
    The Title of the three invited talks are:
    1. Connections Among Algebra, Statistical Designs and Secret Sharing Schemes (on August 27, 2013).
    2. Applications of Algebraic Structure in Visual Cryptography (on August 28, 2013).
    3. Plaintext Checkable Encryption with Designated Checker (on August 29, 2013).


  • (in 2012) Visited University of Kyushu, Japan during May 19 to June 6, 2012 as one of the researcher in the Indian Research Team of the Joint Research Project entitled "Analysis of Cryptographic Algorithms and Evaluation on Enhancing Network Security Based on Mathematical Science".

  • (in 2012) Invited and visited to the the Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan during June 3-4, 2012 and delivered a lecture on Micro Array Based DNA Secret Sharing.

  • (in 2011) Visited University of Kyushu, Japan during August 5 to August 20, 2011 as one of the researcher in the Indian Research Team of the Joint Research Project entitled "Analysis of Cryptographic Algorithms and Evaluation on Enhancing Network Security Based on Mathematical Science".

  • (in 2010) Invited and visited to the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan on July 5, 2010 and delivered a lecture on Interdisciplinary Secret Sharing Schemes.

  • (in 2010) Invited and visited to the Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo, Japan on July 7, 2010 and delivered a lecture on On DNA Secret Sharing.

  • (in 2010) Visited University of Kyushu, Japan during June 20 to July 10, 2010 as one of the researcher in the Indian Research Team of the Joint Research Project entitled "Analysis of Cryptographic Algorithms and Evaluation on Enhancing Network Security Based on Mathematical Science".

  • (in 2010) Invited and visited to the the Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan on June 9, 2010 and delivered a lecture on Application of Mathematics, Statistics and DNA computing in Secret Sharing Schemes.

  • (in 2010) Invited and visited to the the KDDI R&D Laboratories and had there fruitful discussions with Dr T Tanaka, Senior Manager, Information Security Laboratory, KDDI,

  • (in 2009) Visited University of Kyushu, Japan during May 24 to June 9, 2009 as one of the researcher in the Indian Research Team of the Joint Research Project entitled "Analysis of Cryptographic Algorithms and Evaluation on Enhancing Network Security Based on Mathematical Science".


  • (in 2009) Visited National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Research center for information security (RCIS), Japan .


  • (in 2009) Visited KDDI R&D Laboratories and had there fruitful discussions with Dr T Tanaka, Senior Manager, Information Security Laboratory, KDDI, Dr K Fukushima and J Kurihara, Associate Research Engineer, Information Security Laboratory, KDDI regarding the efficient implementation of our as well as their schemes of Secret Sharing Schemes.


  • (in 2009) Visited Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo, Japan .


  • (in 2009) Visited University of Nagoya, Japan.


  • (in 2007) Visited University of Linkoping, Sweden during July 21 to August 4, 2007 and attended a workshop on "DNA and its Related Topics" and delivered a series of Lectures on "DNA Secret Sharing and its Application to Cryptography".


  • (in 2007) Visited ETH Zurich, Switzerland during July 16-20, 2007 to attend the "International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, ICIAM 07" at ETH Zurich, Switzerland (The visit was fully supported by NBHM of the Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India).

  • (in 2007) Visited on invitation to Paris, France to participate in the Indo-French Workshop on ``Recent Advances in Cryptography'' organized and funded by Indo-French Centre for Promotion of Advanced Research during June 10-June 15, 2007.

  • (in 2007) Visited University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

  • (in 2006) Visited University of Liverpool, UK .

  • (in 2006) Visited Lund University, Sweden.

  • (in 2006) Visited Linkoping University, Sweden .

  • (in 2005-06) Visited Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique INRIA-Rocquencourt, Projet CODES, France .

  • (in 2005) Visited Ecole suprieure d'Electriciteé (Suplec) Plateau de Moulon, 91192 Gif-sur-Yvette, France .

  • (in 2005) Visited Karlstad University, Universitetgatan 2, 651 88 Karlstad, Sweden .

  • (in 2005) Visited University of Linkoping, Se-581 85 Linkoping, Sweden.
  • Research Projects

  • Principal-investigator of the Research Project entitled Constructions and Analysis of Some Secret Sharing Schemes and Their Applications Using Mathematical and Statistical Tools, of amount Rs. 11,51,500/- , for 3 years from January, 2014, funded by National Board of Higher Mathematics (NBHM), Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India.

  • Co-investigator of the Joint Research Project entitled “Computational Aspects of Mathematical Design and Analysis of Secure Communication Systems Based on Cryptographic Primitives”, of amount Rs. 6.16 lakhs , 2014-2016, India-Japan Science Council supported by DST-JSPS Science and Technology Program in collaboration with Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata and Kyushu University, Japan.

  • Co-investigator of the Joint Research Project entitled "Analysis of Cryptographic Algorithms and Evaluation on Enhancing Network Security Based on Mathematical Science", of amount Rs. 23.00 lakhs , December 2008- December 2011, under Strategic Japanese-Indian Cooperative Program supported by JST-DST project.

  • Principal Investigator of the Research Project of Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Govt. of India, entitled "Secret Sharing Schemes using DNA Cryptography", of amount Rs. 22.94 lakhs at Department of Pure Mathematics, April 2007- March 2009.

  • Co-investigator of the Joint Research Project entitled Design and development of Pseudo Random Number Generators for use in Key Generation Systems, of amount Rs. 7.60 lakhs for 180 days, 2010-2011, funded by MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, Govt of India in collaboration with CRYPTOLOGY RESEARCH SOCIETY OF INDIA (CRSI), Applied Statistics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute,

  • Co-investigator of the Joint Research Project entitled Design and development of Strong Boolean functions with Cryptographic properties, of amount Rs. 6.30 lakhs for 180 days, 2010-2011, funded by MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, Govt of India in collaboration with CRYPTOLOGY RESEARCH SOCIETY OF INDIA (CRSI), Applied Statistics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute,

  • Co-investigator of the Joint Research Project entitled Design and development of Resilient Key Management for Secure Symmetric Implementation, of amount Rs. 8.75 lakhs , for 180 days, 2010-2011, funded by MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, Govt of India in collaboration with CRYPTOLOGY RESEARCH SOCIETY OF INDIA (CRSI), Applied Statistics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute,

  • Co-investigator of the Joint Research Project entitled For Design and Development of Test Suite for Statistical Analysis of Cipher and Random Number Generators, of amount Rs. 9.50 lakhs, for 180 days from October, 2009, funded by MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, Govt of India, in collaboration with CRYPTOLOGY RESEARCH SOCIETY OF INDIA (CRSI), Applied Statistics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute,

  • Research Group

    Current Lab Members:


  • Partha Sarathi Roy

  • Angsuman Das

  • Ushnish Sarkar

  • Sabyasachi Dutta

  • Prakash Dey

  • Ex-Lab Members:

  • Arindam Roy

  • Indranil Banerjee

  • Bappaditya Roy

  • Tie ups and Collaborations

  • Applied Statistics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India,


  • Department of Primary Health Care, Linkoping University, Sweden,


  • Institute of Polymathematics, Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan,


  • Department of Computer Science and Communication Engineering, University of Kyushu, Japan.


  • Department of Engineering Mathematics Faculty of Engineering Zagazig University, Egypt.

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