# Homomorphic Encryption

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Homomorphic encryption is a form of encryption allowing one to perform calculations on encrypted data without decrypting it first.

Homomorphic refers to homomorphism in algebra: the encryption and decryption functions can be thought of as homomorphisms between plaintext and ciphertext spaces.

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