Courses of Study 2018-2019 
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Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 5830 - Cryptography

Spring. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: CS 2800  (or equivalent), CS 4810  (or mathematical maturity), or permission of instructor. Co-meets with CS 4830  for a limited number of Ithaca undergraduates.


Introductory course in Cryptography. Topics include one-way functions, encryption, digital signatures, pseudo-random number generation, zero-knowledge and basic protocols. The emphasis will be on fundamental notions and constructions with proofs of security based on precise definitions and assumptions.

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