IAMINSTITUTE OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS


IAM509

Code IAM509
Name ALGEBRAIC ASPECTS OF CRYPTOGRAPHY
Credits 3(3-0)
ECTS 8.0
Objective
Content Cryptography based on Groups, Discrete Logarithm Problem (DLP) in finite fields, The ElGamal Cryptosystem, Diffie-Hellman and Digital Signature Algorithm. Algorithms to attack DLP in finite fields: The Silver-Pohling-Hellman, The Index-Calculus, Basic facts on Elliptic Curves, Group structure, Elliptic Curve cryptosystems Elliptic curve primality test, Elliptic curve factorizaton. Lucas, GH and XTR cryptosystems.
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