Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-14-2000

Publication Title

Department of Computer Science Technical Report TR 2000-363

Abstract

We extend the logic and semantics of authorization due to Abadi, Lampson, et al. to support restricted delegation. Our formal model provides a simple interpretation for the variety of constructs in the Simple Public Key Infrastructure (SPKI), and lends intuition about possible extensions. We discuss both extensions that our semantics supports and extensions that it cautions against.

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Department of Computer Science Technical Report TR 2000-363

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