Literature and Links

Text Books

  • J. Katz and Y. Lindell, Introduction to Modern Cryptography, Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, 2007.
  • V. Shoup, A Computational Introduction to Number Theory and Algebra (Version 1), 2005. Available online.
  • D. Stinson, Cryptography Theory and Practice, CRC Press, 1996.

Recommended Books

  • Oded Goldreich, Foundations of Cryptography, Cambridge University Press, Drafts available online.
  • A. Menezes, P. Van Oorschot, S. Vanstone, Handbook of Applied Cryptography, Available online.
  • B. Schneier, Applied Cryptography, Wiley & Sons, 1996.

Classical Articles

  • W. Diffie and M. Hellman, "New Directions in Cryptography", in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IT-22 no 6 (November 1976) pp. 644-654.
  • R. Rivest, A. Shamir, and L. Adleman, "A Method for Obtaining Digital Signatures and Public-Key Cryptosystems", CACM 21, pp. 120-126, Feb. 1978.
  • A. Shamir, "How to Share a Secret", CACM 22, pp. 612-613, November 1979.


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