Seminar Cryptology and Privacy - Mathematical Foundations of Cryptography (WS 2022/23)

Course Number 705103 | Wintersemester 2022/23

Content

Mathematical Foundations of Cryptography

Material

Introduction

Topics for the Seminar Paper

Administrative Information

Course Mode

  • Your course contribution consists of a seminar paper and a presentation.
  • Topics for seminar papers are proposed until 13th of October, self-chosen topics
    are possible as well.
  • Coordinate your topic with us before you start working on it.

Course Topics

  • Basics of Algebra: Groups, Rings, Fields and Finite Fields
  • Applications to Cryptography: (Cryptanalysis of) Boolean Functions, Gröbner Bases, Equation solving
  • Lattices: Learning with Errors and Rounding, Constructions and Operations
  • Statistics and Probability Theory: Probabilistic inequalities, statistical inference, differential privacy

Seminar Paper

  • You write a seminar paper about a well-defined topic that is coordinated with us.
  • Submission deadline is January 12th.
Seminar Presentation
  • You present your seminar topic in a seminar talk that lasts 20 minutes.
  • The dates for presentations are December 15th, and January 12th, 19th.
  • Send us a draft 1 week before you deliver your presentation.
  • Send us your final presentation slides 1 day before your talk.

Lecturers

Christian Rechberger
Christian
Rechberger

Professor

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Lena Heimberger
Lena
Heimberger

PhD Student

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Fredrik Meisingseth
Fredrik
Meisingseth


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