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IAM518 - Basic Mathematics for Cryptography II

Credit: 3(3-0); ECTS: 8.0
Instructor(s): Consent of IAM
Prerequisites: Consent of Instructor(s)

Course Catalogue Description

Algebraic Preliminaries: Group, Ring, Ideals, Prime and Maximal ideals, Homomorphisms, Isomorphism theorems, Field, Polynomials, Field extensions, Finite fields, Factorization of polynomials, Splitting field. Quadratic residues and quadratic reciprocity.

Course Objectives

The main objective of this course is to prepare students for later studies in Cryptography Graduate Program of IAM, and also to explain some problems that are easy to ask but still unsolved and to give some ideas about why abstractions are to be made, by giving fundamental properties of integers and some algebraic preliminaries.

Course Learning Outcomes

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