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MATH 673 - Information, Secrecy and Authentications I - Spring 2018

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Preliminaries; probability, information, entropy, signals, channels: group-theoretic view of messages: contemporary secrecy and digital signature systems; one-time pads, DES, RSA, DSS, wheels, LFSR-based systems; analog scramblers; key exchange, key management, secret sharing, access structures; measures of security.
Prerequisites: Graduate classification and approval of instructor.


This course is not taught in Spring 2018.