Seminar Cryptology and Privacy - Mathematical Foundations of Cryptography (WS 2021/22)
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ContentMathematical Background of Cryptography 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 * Lattices For a more detailed description please refer to the seminar`s webpage.
Previous KnowledgeEither IT-Security, Applied Cryptography, or Applied Cryptography 2. Note: AK IT-Security 1 is not a required prerequisite. AK-IT Security 1 and AK-IT Security 2 are independent.
Prerequisites CurriculumSee position in the curriculum
ObjectiveIn this course, you will ... * ...understand the mathematical concepts behind modern cryptography. * ...have hands-on opportunity to implement this concepts. * ...get insight into selected topics of cryptographic research.
Teaching MethodLectures on various topics and supplementary combination of presentations in class and exercises to be prepared by students.
How to get a gradePresentations of exercises and participation in class