Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

COMP 523 - INTRO TO MATH CRYPTOGRAPHY

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICAL CRYPTOGRAPHY
Department: Computer Science
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisite(s): COMP 182 OR COMP 448 OR MATH 448 OR MATH 365
Description: The course introduces students to modern cryptographic techniques, focusing mainly on mathematical tools. The course covers topics such as Diffie-Hellman key exchange, the ElGamal public key crypto system, integer factorization and RSA, and elliptic curves and lattices in cryptography.