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This is an introductory course in cryptography. It covers classical cryptosystems, Shannon’s perfect secrecy, block ciphers and the advanced encryption standard, RSA cryptosystem and factoring integers, public-key cryptography and discrete logarithms, and linear and differential cryptanalysis.

Prerequisites: MAT 130 and MAT 140; or MAT 150; or permission of the instructor.

Program: Mathematics

Credit: 3

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