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.
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.