Adi Shamir

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Adi Shamir

Name: Adi Shamir

Born: July 6, 1952

Computer-related contributions

  • Israeli cryptographer who co-inventor and developer of the RSA algorithm.
  • Co-inventor of the Feige–Fiat–Shamir identification scheme.
  • One of the inventors of differential cryptanalysis.

Honors and awards

  • Turing Award.
  • Israel Prize, Erdős Prize.

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