Cryptology


Announcements:

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Description

A course description.

The textbook:

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

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
January 2007.pdf
June 2008.pdf

Weekly notes:

week1.ps also in PDF.
week2.ps also in PDF.
week3.ps also in PDF. (This contains the first assignment.)
week4.ps also in PDF.
week5.ps also in PDF.
week6.ps also in PDF. (This contains the second assignment.)
week7.ps also in PDF.
week8.ps also in PDF. (This contains the third assignment.)
week9.ps also in PDF.
week10.ps also in PDF.
week11.ps also in PDF. (This contains the last assignment.)
week12.ps also in PDF.
week13.ps also in PDF.
week14.ps also in PDF.
week15.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.
Archived information from NIST about the Advanced Encryption Standard (Rijndael). Click on "Rijndael (AES Algorithm) Information" and then on "Rijndael Specification".
Ivan Damgård's and Jesper Buus Nielsen's notes on Commiment Schemes and Zero-Knolwedge Protocols (2011).
Ivan Damgård's notes on Graph Non-Isomorphism and Zero-Knowledge for NP.
R. de Wolf's survey on Quantum computation and Shor's factoring algorithm.
Slides from lectures on quantum cryptography and computing.

   
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