Rafael Pass, Professor of Computer Science at Cornell Tech, and coauthor, Yanyi Liu, won a Best Paper award at CRYPTO ’21 for their article “On the Possibility of Basing Cryptography on EXP ≠ BPP.” In addition to being admitted to a special session at the conference devoted to award-winning papers, the piece will be invited for inclusion in the Journal of Cryptology.

An excerpt from Rafael Pass' paper.

See also coverage of another collaboration between Pass and doctoral candidate, Liu, “On One-way Functions and Kolmogorov Complexity,” which appeared in the Chronicle.

This story originally appeared on the Cornell CIS website.