Notation | Definition | Notation | Definition |

IDA | Initiator’s identifier | EA | Initiator’s element operation |

IDB | Responder’s identifier | EB | Responder’s element operation |

Q | Finite cyclic group | E’A | Initiator’s element operation after hashing |

K | Shared session key | E’B | Responder’s element operation after hashing |

ss | Shared secret code. | A | Initiator’s scalar and element operations |

N | New password element | B | Responder’s scalar and element operations |

P | Password element | rA | Random number generated by initiator. |

q | the order of Q | rB | Random number generated by responder. |

p | The group prime | H() | Hash function |

sA | Initiator’s scalar operation | mA | 2nd random number generated by initiator. |

sB | Responder’s scalar operation | mB | 2nd random number generated by responder. |