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Graduate Course Details
Number MAT 708
Title Introduction to Cryptography
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites Mathematical maturity as demonstrated by any one of the following - at least 12 credits of undergraduate or graduate math courses, or a score of 700 or higher on the math SAT or GRE
Winter/Spring 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
S1 2980 1/21/16 - 5/9/16 R 4:30pm - 6:50pm SB-311 Brian J Travers


An introduction to cryptography - the study of methods of sending messages in disguised form, including some recent applications of number theory and group theory to public key cryptography. Topics include elementary number theory, finite fields, group theory, cryptosystems, and public key cryptography.