Introduction to Cryptology
2010-2011 - IMT3771 - 5 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

After the course the students should acquire:

- Understanding of methods of analysis and synthesis of cryptographic systems

- Understanding of modern cryptographic theory

Topic(s)

1. Classical cryptography

2. Symmetric ciphers

3. Asymmetric ciphers

4. Hash functions and digital signatures.

Teaching Methods

Lectures
Exercises

Teaching Methods (additional text)

Lectures

Exercises

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 3 hours

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

Evaluated by the lecturers

Re-sit examination

Ordinary re-sit examination.

Examination support

Approved calculator

Coursework Requirements

None

Teaching Materials

Books:

1. Introduction to Cryptography and Coding Theory, 2. edition, Trappe W., Washington L., Prentice Hall, 2006, ISBN: 0131981994.

2. Handbook of Applied Cryptography, Menezes A., http://www.cacr.math.uwaterloo.ca/hac

Replacement course for

IMT3701 Cryptology

Additional information

There is room for 50 students for the course.