Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024
Western Main Campus

Mathematics 3159A/B


Modern cryptological algorithms will be discussed with an emphasis placed on their mathematical foundation. Main topics will include: basic number theory, complexity of algorithms, symmetric-key cryptosystems, public-key cryptosystems, RSA encryption, primality and factoring, discrete logarithms, elliptic curves and information theory.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: MATH

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