Cryptographic Boolean Functions with R

A new package called boolfun is available for R users. The package provides tools to handle Boolean functions, in particular for cryptographic purposes. This document guides the user through some (code) examples and gives a feel of what can be done with the package.

Frédéric Lafitte , Dirk Van Heule , Julien Van hamme

CRAN packages used

boolfun, R.oo, multipol

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For attribution, please cite this work as

Lafitte, et al., "The R Journal: Cryptographic Boolean Functions with R", The R Journal, 2011

BibTeX citation

  author = {Lafitte, Frédéric and Heule, Dirk Van and hamme, Julien Van},
  title = {The R Journal: Cryptographic Boolean Functions with R},
  journal = {The R Journal},
  year = {2011},
  note = {},
  doi = {10.32614/RJ-2011-007},
  volume = {3},
  issue = {1},
  issn = {2073-4859},
  pages = {44-47}