2018 DLR/TUM/UUlm Workshop on Coding and Cryptography (WCC)

The DLR/TUM/UUlm Workshop on Coding and Cryptography takes place at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen, on October 17, 2018.

The workshop consists of talks in the area of coding theory and cryptography, and aims at encouraging collaborations between the coding theory groups at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Technical University of Munich (TUM), and Ulm University (UUlm).

Workshop organizers: Hannes Bartz (DLR) and Sven Puchinger (TUM)

Workshop Program

09:00 Welcome  
09:10 Session 1 Chair: Sven Puchinger
  Johanna Sepulveda (TUM) Turning Practical the Post-Quantum Cryptography
  Sven Müelich (UUlm) Channel Coding for Physical Unclonable Functions
  Onur Günlü (TUM) Optimal Wyner-Ziv Coding Constructions for Secret Key Agreement
  Thomas Jerkovits (DLR,TUM)

Design of Tailbiting Convolutional Codes in Wyner-Ziv Coding for Physical Unclonable Functions

10:30 Break  
11:00 Session 2 Chair: Vladimir Sidorenko


Julian Renner (TUM)

Reparation of a Rank-Metric Public-Key Cryptosystem with Small Key Size

  Sven Puchinger (TUM) Twisted Codes in the McEliece Cryptosystem
  Hannes Bartz, Gianluigi Liva (DLR) Protograph-based MDPC Codes for McEliece Cryptosystem
12:00 Lunch  
13:00 Session 3 Chair: Hannes Bartz
  Johannes Pfeiffer (UUlm) Coding Approaches to Physical-Layer Security
  Andreas Lenz (TUM) Correcting Errors in Sets of Distorted DNA Sequences
  Francisco Lazaro Blasco (DLR) Bounds on the Error Probability of Raptor Codes
14:15 Social Event German Space Operation Center (GSOC)
15:00 End  



  • Hannes Bartz
  • Mustafa Cemil Coskun
  • Christoph Günther
  • Thomas Jerkovits
  • Francisco Lazaro Blasco
  • Gianluigi Liva
  • Balazs Matuz


  • Haider Al Kim (COD)
  • Onur Günlü (LNT)
  • Andreas Lenz (COD)
  • Hedongliang Liu (COD)
  • Georg Maringer (SEC/COD)
  • Tobias Prinz (LNT)
  • Sven Puchinger (COD)
  • Julian Renner (COD)
  • Johanna Sepulveda (SEC)
  • Vladimir Sidorenko (LNT)
  • Thomas Wiegart (LNT)

Ulm University

  • Robert Fischer
  • Sven Müelich
  • Cornelia Ott
  • Johannes Pfeiffer
  • Carmen Sippel


  • Joo Choo (ADVA)
  • Todd Humphreys (UA Texas)
  • Eli Shemuel (Ben-Gurion University)
  • Alvin Yonathan Sukmadji (University of Toronto)


Please send an email with your name and citizenship to Hannes Bartz. There is no registration fee.

Workshop Venue

The workshop will take place at Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) Oberpfaffenhofen (Münchener Straße 20, 82234 Weßling), Building 103, Philipp Hartl Hörsaal.

Please bring your passport or ID card and register at the main entrance.