Cryptography and Cryptanalysis

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MIT Course Number

6.875

As Taught In

Spring 2005

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

This course features a rigorous introduction to modern cryptography, with an emphasis on the fundamental cryptographic primitives of public-key encryption, digital signatures, pseudo-random number generation, and basic protocols and their computational complexity requirements.

Micali, Silvio. 6.875 Cryptography and Cryptanalysis, Spring 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-875-cryptography-and-cryptanalysis-spring-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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