Mathematical Foundations of Cryptography
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This course aims at explaining the following mathematical concepts,
which are important in modern-day cryptography:
- Groups, Rings, Fields
- Finite Fields
- Gröbner Bases
- Elliptic Curves
- Discrete Logarithm
L01 – Groups
|15.10.2020||L02 – Rings||LH|
|22.10.2020||L03 – Fields and Finite Fields||RL|
No specific knowledge required. Basic mathematical competence in Linear Algebra and Discrete Mathematics is of advantage.
See position in the curriculum.
In this course, you will …
- …discuss mathematical concepts behind modern cryptography.
- …have hands-on opportunity to analyze these concepts.
- …get insight into selected topics of cryptographic research.
Lecturing, work on individual topics, collaborating, classroom discussions