Jul 26, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Calendar 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Calendar [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MTHE 418 NOT OFFERED 2020-2021 - 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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