[FoRK] Congrats to the '04 ACM Dissertation awardees!
robert.harley at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 16:22:18 PST 2005
> The main results of this thesis are the following:
> ? Software Obfuscation: Informally speaking, an obfuscator is a
> compiler that takes a program P as input and produces a new program P'
> that has the same functionality as P, [...]
> Ideally, a software obfuscator should ensure that the only
> information leaked about P from the program P', is information that
> can be derived by using only black-box access to P. [...]
> In this thesis, we discuss how to formally define obfuscators, and
> whether or not such objects exist. Our main result in this context is
> that even very weak forms of obfuscators do not exist.
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