• Constructing APN functions through isotopic shifts 

      Budaghyan, Lilya; Calderini, Marco; Carlet, Claude; Coulter, Robert; Villa, Irene (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Almost perfect nonlinear (APN) functions over fields of characteristic 2 play an important role in cryptography, coding theory and, more generally, mathematics and information theory. In this paper we deduce a new method ...
    • Generalized isotopic shift construction for APN functions 

      Budaghyan, Lilya; Calderini, Marco; Carlet, Claude Michael; Coulter, Robert; Villa, Irene (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      In this work we give several generalizations of the isotopic shift construction, introduced recently by Budaghyan et al. (IEEE Trans Inform Theory 66:5299–5309, 2020), when the initial function is a Gold function. In ...
    • On Isotopic Shift Construction for Planar Functions 

      Budaghyan, Lilya; Calderini, Marco; Carlet, Claude; Coulter, Robert; Villa, Irene (Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      CCZ-equivalence is the most general currently known equivalence relation for functions over finite fields preserving planarity and APN properties. However, for the particular case of quadratic planar functions isotopic ...