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Logic of Perfect Secrecy in Aroko Computational Cryptography

by Longe Idowu Oluwaseun
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 95 - Number 22
Year of Publication: 2014
Authors: Longe Idowu Oluwaseun

Longe Idowu Oluwaseun . Logic of Perfect Secrecy in Aroko Computational Cryptography. International Journal of Computer Applications. 95, 22 ( June 2014), 32-42. DOI=10.5120/16729-6987

@article{ 10.5120/16729-6987,
author = { Longe Idowu Oluwaseun },
title = { Logic of Perfect Secrecy in Aroko Computational Cryptography },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { June 2014 },
volume = { 95 },
number = { 22 },
month = { June },
year = { 2014 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 32-42 },
numpages = {9},
url = { },
doi = { 10.5120/16729-6987 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%J International Journal of Computer Applications
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%P 32-42
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

Information Security has been a major issue in the world, such that different societies and communities design and develop different forms of cryptosystem in ages which level of security could be tested by perfect secrecy. Àrokò is a non-verbal, symbolic material form of communication and a traditional way of sending information among the Yoru?ba? people formed in the ages before the Colonia era which is growing wane in this age. This paper examines the cultural heritage of the Yoru?ba? people with probability distribution in comparing the concept of Àrokò cryptosystem secrecy in Yoru?ba? tradition to logic of perfect secrecy of Shannon.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Cryptography (Àrokò) Yorùbá Communication Security cryptosystem perfect secrecy probability distribution and cultural heritage.