Teaching

SPRING 2018


MATH 308:  INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRAIC CRYPTOLOGY 
Introduction to groups, fields and polynomial rings. The study of enciphering/deciphering and cryptanalysis of the Elliptic Curve, LUC, and NTRU public key cryptosystems. Group based authentication and digital signature schemes and anonymity protocols. PREREQ: MATH 187 or MATH 189.

Tuesday and Thursday, 10:30AM – 11:45AM, MB 136.
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MATH 409/509:  SYMMETRIC KEY CRYPTOLOGY
Combinatorics, Galois Fields and Extensions, and Vector Spaces. One-way functions, Hash functions, and pseudo-random number generators. Data Encryption Standard, Rijndael and other symmetric key cryptosystems and their cryptanalysis. Dual-listed with MATH 409. PREREQ: MATH 305 or MATH 307 or MATH 308.

Tuesday and Thursday, 1:30PM – 2:45PM, MB 136.
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