On the basis of
IMT4531 Cryptology 1, IMT4551 Cryptology 2, or equivalent
Expected learning outcomes
In the course, the students 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.
- Introduction – elements of information theory, general cipher system theory
- Contemporary theory of randomness – randomness and distinguishability
- Elements of modern symmetric ciphers theory – Galois fields, primitive polynomials, Boolean functions theory, block ciphers theory, hash functions theory
- Public key cryptography – RSA theory, digital signatures
Teaching Methods (additional text)
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
3. Introduction to modern cryptography, Katz J., Lindell Y., Chapman&Hall/CRC, 2008, ISBN: 1-58488-551-3
Various papers (available on-line)
There is room for 50 students for the course.