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Announcing Request for Candidate Algorithm Nominations for a New Cryptographic Hash Algorithm (SHA-3) Family
November 02, 2007

This notice solicits nominations from any interested party for candidate algorithms to be considered for SHA-3, and specifies how to submit a nomination package. It presents the nomination requirements and the minimum acceptability requirements of a “complete and proper” candidate algorithm submission. The evaluation criteria that will be used to appraise the candidate algorithms are also described.

Federal Register Notice

Document Number: E7-21581

Parent Project

See: Hash Functions
Created December 16, 2016, Updated June 22, 2020