IAMINSTITUTE OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS


IAM504

Code IAM504
Name PUBLIC KEY CRYPTOGRAPHY
Credits 3(3-0)
ECTS 8.0
Objective The aim of this course is to introduce the fundamental ideas of public key cryptography and discuss some of the the algorithms used. The emphasis will be in understanding Knapsack, RSA, and discuss the attacks to these systems.
Content Idea of Public Key Cryptography, Computational Complexity and Number-theoretical algorithms. The Merkle-Hellman Knapsack System, Attacks on Knapsack Cryptosystems, Attacks to RSA; Primality and Factoring, Algorithms.
Outcomes Idea of public key cryptography. Computational complexity and Number-theoretical algorithms. Knapsack, RSA, Primality and Factoring Algorithms.

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