Anton V. Shilkin


Junior research fellow of the Computer Security Laboratory


  • 2008-2011: Post-graduate student, Belarusian State University, Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science;
    thesis: "Development of statistical tests based on predictors for testing of binary sequences in cryptography"; advisor: A.L. Kostevich
  • 2007: M.S., Belarusian State University, Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science; 
    master thesis: "Hypotheses testing of Markov chains of large order"; advisor: A.L. Kostevich

Research interests

  • analysis of cryptographic algorithms and protocols;
  • statistical testing of random sequences in cryptography.

Main Publications in English

  1. Kostevich A.L., Shilkin A.V. Analysis of tests for randomness based on universal predictors: Bernoulli trials case.- Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference "Computer Data Analysis and Modeling: Complex Stochastic Data and Systems" (September 7-11, 2010, Minsk).- Minsk: Belarusian State University, 2010, Vol. 2, pp.36-39. (pdf)
  2. Kostevich A.L., Shilkin A.V. On Approach to Randomness Testing on the base of the Universal Predictors.- Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference "Computer Data Analysis and Modeling: Complex Stochastic Data and Systems" (September 11-15, 2007, Minsk).- Minsk: Belarusian State University, 2007, Vol. 1, pp.256-259. (pdf)

Contact information

Anton V. Shilkin
Research Institute for Applied Problems of Mathematics and Informatics
Belarusian State University
11 Revolutsionnaya str., Office 205
Minsk, Belarus, 220030