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Introduction to algorithmic cryptography

Course Outline

This course gives a comprehensive introduction to modern cryptography. No previous knowledge in cryptography or computer security is required. The list of topics comprises:

  • Information-theoretic security
  • Computational security
  • Private key encryption
  • Message authentication codes
  • Hash functions
  • Public key cryptography
  • Digital signature schemes

General Information

  • First lecture: 25.10.2016
  • Instructor: Prof. Dr. Dominique Schröder
  • Lecture: Tuesday 12:15-13:45 (Martensstr. 5, WW2 Seminarraum) and Thursday 12:15-13:45 (00.151-113)
  • Tutorial: Tuesday and Thursday 18:00-20:00 (00.151-113)
  • ECTS credits: 10
  • Language: English
  • Office hours: Thursday 14:30-15:30
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