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Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2013 08:40:22 +0000
From: Marsh Ray <maray@...rosoft.com>
To: "discussions@...sword-hashing.net" <discussions@...sword-hashing.net>
Subject: RE: [PHC] A (naively?) simple PHC submission using hash chains


From: CodesInChaos
Sent: Wednesday, August 7, 2013 1:11 AM
> 
> The general idea is that you don't keep everything in memory
> you're supposed to, but only an occasional checkpoint. From
> this checkpoint you can recompute memory near it. Often it's
> a good choice to keep sqrt(n) checkpoints from which you can
> recompute any value you're interested in in time n/sqrt(n)=sqrt(n).

<lightbulb>Oh!</lightbulb>

I think we call that "rainbow tables"!

- Marsh

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