This course will discuss basic building blocks of modern cryptography. Tentative topics include encryption, data integrity, authentication and identification, digital signatures, elementary number theory, randomness and pseudo-randomness, cryptographic protocols, and real world security systems.
- Lecturer: Dr. Benny Applebaum
- Time: Wednesday 16:00 - 19:00
- Place: Melamed/Holzblat 007 (See building 24 in this map)
- Mailing List: http://listserv.tau.ac.il/archives/0368-3049-01.html
Based on final exam (70-80%) and homework assignments (30-20%).
Homework submission is in pairs. There will be a total of 3-4 problem sets.
The homework portion of the grade is determined by the the weighted average of all assignments.
- Linear Algebra
- Computational Models
- and most importantly, "mathematical maturity".