On the basis of
- IMT4532 Cryptology 1, IMT4552 Cryptology 2, or equivalent
Expected learning outcomes
In the course, the student will acquire
· Advanced level of understanding of methods of analysis and synthesis of cryptographic systems
· Deep understanding of modern cryptographic theory
· Skills to be capable of critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of ideas and concepts relating to cryptology.
1. Introduction – elements of information theory, symmetric and asymmetric cipher theory
2. Elements of modern symmetric cipher theory
3. Modern public key systems – elliptic curves
Teaching Methods (additional text)
- Problem solving exercises
Form(s) of Assessment
Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)
· Written exam (alternatively oral exam): 51%
· Project: 49%
· Both parts must be passed.
Evaluated by the lecturer
The whole subject must be repeated
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
Various papers (available on-line)
There is room for 50 students for the course.