Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Historical Cryptology HistoCrypt 2020

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 171 (2020)

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Editor(s): Beáta Megyesi

Published: 2020-05-19

ISBN: 978-91-7929-827-2

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)

Number of pages: 169


1 Preface
Beáta Megyesi

2 “Encoded“ Communication with Ladies in a Turkish Harem, 17th-Century Style
Gerhard F. Strasser

3 HCPortal Overview
Eugen Antal and Pavol Zajac

4 Diplomatic Ciphers Used by Slovak Attaché During the WW2
Eugen Antal, Pavol Zajac and Otokar Grošek

5 The Use of Project Gutenberg and Hexagram Statistics to Help Solve Famous Unsolved Ciphers
Richard Bean

6 A Partenio’s Stegano-Crypto Cipher
Paolo Bonavoglia

7 Trithemius, Bellaso, Vigenère – Origins of the Polyalphabetic Ciphers
Paolo Bonavoglia

8 A Web-based Interactive Transcription Tool for Encrypted Manuscripts
Jialuo Chen, Mohamed Ali Souibgui, Alicia Fornés and Beáta Megyesi

9 The Auxiliary Devices of OKW/Chi
Carola Dahlke

10 Dawn of Mathematical Cryptology: Probabilists vs Algebraists; Algebraists & Probabilists?
Marek Grajek

11 Of Ciphers and Neurons – Detecting the Type of Ciphers Using Artificial Neural Networks
Nils Kopal

12 Was it a Sudden Shift in Professionalization? Austrian Cryptology and a Description of the Staatskanzlei Key Collection in the Haus-, Hof- und Staatsarchiv of Vienna
Benedek Láng

13 Solving a Tunny Challenge with Computerized “Testery” Methods
George Lasry

14 Transcription of Historical Ciphers and Keys
Beáta Megyesi

15 A Hungarian Cryptological Manual in Berlin
Štefan Porubský

16 The Zschweigert Cryptograph – A Remarkable Early Encryption Machine
Klaus Schmeh

17 Cracking Matrix Modes of Operation with Goodness-of-Fit Statistics
George Teseleanu

18 Automatic Key Structure Extraction
Crina Tudor, Beáta Megyesi and Benedek Láng

19 The Role of Base 10 in the Beale Papers
Viktor Wase