Courses of Study 2021-2022 
    
    Nov 28, 2021  
Courses of Study 2021-2022
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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. Offered in New York City at Cornell Tech. Co-meets with CS 4830  for a limited number of Ithaca undergraduates.

N. Stephens-Davidowitz (Ithaca), T. Ristenpart (NY Tech).

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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