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Fall 2014 Computer Science W4261 section 001
INTRO TO CRYPTOGRAPHY

Call Number 61801
Day & Time
Location
TR 11:40am-12:55pm
633 Seeley W. Mudd Building
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Tal Malkin
Type LECTURE
Course Description Prerequisites: Comfort with basic discrete math and probability. Recommended: COMS W3261 or CSOR W4231. An introduction to modern cryptography, focusing on the complexity-theoretic foundations of secure computation and communication in adversarial environments; a rigorous approach, based on precise definitions and provably secure protocols. Topics include private and public key encryption schemes, digital signatures, authentication, pseudorandom generators and functions, one-way functions, trapdoor functions, number theory and computational hardness, identification and zero knowledge protocols.
Web Site CourseWorks
Department Computer Science
Enrollment 43 students (60 max) as of 11:28PM Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Final Exam Day/Time
R 4:10pm-7:00pm
Final Location 633 Seeley W. Mudd Building
Subject Computer Science
Number W4261
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To School of the Arts, Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate, Graduate School of Arts and Science, General Studies, School of Continuing Education, Global Programs, International and Public Affairs
Campus Morningside
Section key 20143COMS4261W001

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