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History of Updates

Algorithm Name

Contributors

Comments

BLAKE
  Submitter's Website**

Jean-Philippe Aumasson*,
Luca Henzen,
Willi Meier,
Raphael C.-W. Phan

Grøstl
  Submitter's Website**

Lars Ramkilde Knudsen*,
Praveen Gauravaram,
Krystian Matusiewicz,
Florian Mendel,
Christian Rechberger,
Martin Schläffer,
Søren S. Thomsen

Submit Comment
Round 3 Comments
Round 2 Comments
Round 1 Comments

JH
  Submitter's Website**

Hongjun Wu*

Submit Comment

Keccak 
  Submitter's Website**

Joan Daemen*,
Guido Bertoni,
MichaŽl Peeters,
Gilles Van Assche

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Round 2 Comments
Round 1 Comments

Skein
  Submitter's Website**

Bruce Schneier*,
Niels Ferguson,
Stefan Lucks,
Doug Whiting,
Mihir Bellare,
Tadayoshi Kohno,
Jesse Walker,
Jon Callas

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Round 2 Comments
Round 1 Comments

* Principal Submitter
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