Cryptology


Announcements:

There will be no lecture on April 22 and no discussion section on April 27 (due to the holiday on April 22).

Description

A course description in Danish.

The textbook:

Cryptography: Theory and Practice, Second Edition, by Stinson. There will also be notes, including the old Discrete Math notes.
There is an errata list for the second edition of the textbook, maintained by the author.
There are slides which I used in some lectures (reused from DM11).

Related courses

Algorithmic number theory (.dvi file).
Zero-knowledge reading course (.dvi file).

Previous exams

June 1995.dvi
June 1996.dvi
June 1998.dvi
January 1999.ps
June 2000.ps
June 2001.ps
June 2003.pdf
June 2005.pdf

Weekly notes:
week1.ps also in PDF.
week2.ps also in PDF. (This contains the first required assignment.)
week3.ps also in PDF.
week4.ps also in PDF.
week5.ps also in PDF. (This contains the second required assignment, which contains 5 problems. It is due on April 1 at 10:15.)
week6.ps also in PDF.
week7.ps also in PDF. (This contains the third required assignment.)
week8.ps also in PDF.
week9.ps also in PDF.
week10.ps also in PDF. (This contains the last required assignment.)
week11.ps also in PDF.
week12.ps also in PDF.
week13.ps also in PDF.
week14.ps also in PDF.

Problems

Three cryptograms.

Miscellaneous

Bruce Schneier's predictions regarding factoring.
Some notes on computational number theory (notes.dvi) (also in PDF).
A note on Pollard's factoring algorithm (Pollard.dvi). This also contains a description of the birthday paradox.
Cryptology pages on the Web.
Information about large integer packages.
Information from NIST about the Advanced Encryption Standard (Rijndael), including the "Algorithm Specification".

   
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