CISC *7230X Cryptosystems

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 729.1.
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37 hours plus conference and independent work; 3 credits

Theoretic tools useful in the study of cryptography: number theory, algebra, probability, computational complexity. Tests for primality. Pseudo-random number generators. Public-key cryptosystems. Arthur-Merlin games and minimum- knowledge protocols.

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 7200X [714] or an undergraduate course in analysis of algorithms.


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