INTRODUCTION TO CRYPTOGRAPHY

MATH304.01

Introduction to techniques in cryptography, accompanied by analysis of historical and societal consequences. Topics include elementary combinatorics and number theory, including modular arithmetic and prime numbers; classical ciphers and accompanying attacks; the Enigma machines; modern encryption schemes, including public channel cryptography. Instructor: Staff

Prerequisite: 
Prerequisite: Mathematics 212, 216, 221, or 222, or consent of instructor. Not open to students who have taken Mathematics 404.
Instructor: Pierce, Lillian
Time: WF 10:05am-11:20am
Location: Social Sciences 119