elliptic curve cryptography
- A public key cryptography method which utilizes points on an elliptic curve to derive a powerful public key. It provides faster calculation times using smaller key sizes, and is especially well suited for devices such as PDAs, cellular phones, and smart cards. Its abbreviation is ECC. Also spelled elliptical curve cryptography.
- synonymelliptical curve cryptography
- Ab breviation of error-correcting code, or error correction coding.