Introduction to Cryptography
Isabel Maria Oitavem Fonseca da Rocha Kahle
Weekly - 4
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Cryptography, information theory, and error-correction, de Aiden Bruen and Mario Forcinito, Wiley-interscience.
An introduction to Mathematical Criptography, de Hoffstein, Pipher and Silverman, Springer.
The student must attend to 2/3 of the given lectures.
Evaluation is based on one seminar per student (presentation, discussion and report) and one test. The seminar contributs with 80% to the final grade, and the test contributs with 20%.
Grades greater or equal than 10 points lead to approval.
Whenever the grade is more or equal than 18 points, an extra examination might be required. If the student declines it, the final grade of 17 points will be given.
Asymmetric ciphers make a first appearance
Diffie-Hellman key exchange
Integer factorization and RSA
Elliptic curve cryptography
The evolution of public key cryptography