Courses of Study 2016-2017 
    Apr 25, 2018  
Courses of Study 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 6830 - Cryptography

Spring. 4 credits.

Prerequisite: General ease with algorithms and elementary probability theory, maturity with mathematical proofs (ability to read and write mathematical proofs). Enrollment limited to: Cornell Tech students. Limited enrollment for Ithaca students. Offered at Cornell Tech in New York City. Distance learning for Ithaca students.


Graduate introduction to cryptography. Topics include encryption, digital signatures, pseudo-random number generation, zeroknowledge, and basic protocols. Emphasizes fundamental concepts and proof techniques.

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