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Quick Start

To compute on encrypted data, you first need to define the function you want to compute, then compile it into a Concrete Circuit, which you can use to perform homomorphic evaluation.
Here is the full example that we will walk through:
from concrete import fhe
return x + y
compiler = fhe.Compiler(add, {"x": "encrypted", "y": "clear"})
inputset = [(2, 3), (0, 0), (1, 6), (7, 7), (7, 1)]
circuit = compiler.compile(inputset)
x = 4
y = 4
homomorphic_evaluation = circuit.encrypt_run_decrypt(x, y)
print(x, "+", y, "=", clear_evaluation, "=", homomorphic_evaluation)

Importing the library

Everything you need to perform homomorphic evaluation is included in a single module:
from concrete import fhe

Defining the function to compile

In this example, we compile a simple addition function:
return x + y

Creating a compiler

To compile the function, you need to create a Compiler by specifying the function to compile and the encryption status of its inputs:
compiler = fhe.Compiler(add, {"x": "encrypted", "y": "clear"})

Defining an inputset

An inputset is a collection representing the typical inputs to the function. It is used to determine the bit widths and shapes of the variables within the function.
It should be in iterable, yielding tuples, of the same length as the number of arguments of the function being compiled:
inputset = [(2, 3), (0, 0), (1, 6), (7, 7), (7, 1)]
All inputs in the inputset will be evaluated in the graph, which takes time. If you're experiencing long compilation times, consider providing a smaller inputset.

Compiling the function

You can use the compile method of a Compiler class with an inputset to perform the compilation and get the resulting circuit back:
circuit = compiler.compile(inputset)

Performing homomorphic evaluation

You can use the encrypt_run_decrypt method of a Circuit class to perform homomorphic evaluation:
homomorphic_evaluation = circuit.encrypt_run_decrypt(4, 4)
circuit.encrypt_run_decrypt(*args) is just a convenient way to do everything at once. It is implemented as circuit.decrypt(circuit.run(circuit.encrypt(*args))).