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StringCT is an upgrade to the existing RingCT MLSAG ring signatures. It was initially informally known as RuffCT in honor of Tim Ruffing, who is one of the authors of the paper (soon to be published) from which this new type of ring signature originates. The initials of all of the authors of the paper are RTRS, so RTRS Ring CT == STRRRingCT == StringCT. ...


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The Monero Design and Development goals roadmap was produced by the Monero Core Team The Core Team is an integral part of Monero Research Lab so cooperation is ongoing. For simple tasks Monero developers may act independently without requesting significant academic review. However, for more important and cryptographically complicated tasks research is ...


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There is none. This is an excellent opportunity for a new contributor with knowledge of threat modelling :)


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Find everything you asked for at https://github.com/monero-project/research-lab I do not know how well PRs will work on that though, but do try.


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What are the background and qualifications of those assigned to do the peer review? Do we know the identity of "reviewer A" and "reviewer C" that are cited in the open review? As with most academic journals, the reviewers are selected by the editor(s) of the journal. Reviewers are chosen based on their qualifications as they relate to the content of the ...


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Based on this comment from fluffypony it appears that MRL-007 was skipped and does not (currently) exist. @kenshi84 any chance you could do a formal write-up and submit it to the Monero Research Lab repo for us to publish? It would go as MRL-0006, and the current WIP that is MRL-0006 would be moved out to 7 or something. @kenshi84 confirmed a willingness ...


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