University of Calgary

PMAT 429 - CRYPTOGRAPHY - THE DESIGN OF CIPHERS - Winter 2006

Review of basic algorithms and complexity. Symmetric key cryptography. Discrete log based cryptography. One-way functions and Hash functions. Knapsack. Introduction to primality testing. Factoring. Other topics may include elliptic curves, zero-knowledge, and quantum cryptography.
This course may not be repeated for credit.

Hours

  • H(3-0)

Prerequisite(s)

  • Pure Mathematics 321 or 329.

Corequisite(s)

  • Pure Mathematics 427
Syllabus

Sections

This course will be offered next in Winter 2007.
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