Jun 01, 2020  
2016-2017 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar-ARCHIVED 
    
2016-2017 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar-ARCHIVED [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MTHE 418 NOT OFFERED THIS YEAR - Number Theory and Cryptography F | 3


Lecture: 3
Lab: 0
Tutorial: 0
Time estimates for arithmetic and elementary number theory algorithms (division algorithm, Euclidean algorithm, congruences), modular arithmetic, finite fields, quadratic residues. Simple cryptographic systems; public key, RSA. Primality and factoring: pseudoprimes, Pollard’s rho-method, index calculus. Elliptic curve cryptography.

Academic Units:
Mathematics 18
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 9
Engineering Design 9

PREREQUISITE(S): MTHE 217  (MATH 217) or MATH 210 or MATH 211 with permission of the instructor



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