Date of Award
Richard III, Golden
Private Information Retrieval (PIR) protocols enable a client to access data from a server without revealing what data was accessed. The study of Computational Private Information Retrieval (CPIR) protocols, an area of PIR protocols focusing on computational security, has been a recently reinvigorated area of focus in the study of cryptography. However, CPIR protocols still have not been utilized in any practical applications. The aim of this thesis is to determine whether the Melchor Gaborit CPIR protocol can be successfully utilized in a practical manner in an anonymous peer-to-peer environment.
Miceli, Michael, "Private Information Retrieval in an Anonymous Peer-to-Peer Environment" (2011). University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations. 1331.