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Summer 2021 Computer Science W4261 section 001
INTRO TO CRYPTOGRAPHY
|Day & Time
|Method of Instruction||On-Line Only|
|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.|
|Enrollment||89 students (120 max) as of 4:03PM Wednesday, April 21, 2021|
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