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5852. Modern Cryptography: Foundations

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: rerequisite: Open to graduate students in the CSE program, others with permission. Recommended Preparation: MATH3160, CSE 3500, and CSE3502 or the equivalent. (RG 5906)

Grading Basis: Graded

The foundations of modern cryptography introducing basic topics such as one-way functions, pseudorandom generators, and computational hardness assumptions based on number theory. Fundamental cryptographic constructions such as hard-core predicates, secure symmetric encryption and message-authentication codes, and public-key cryptography.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2020 8999 Storrs Distance Learning Russell, Alexander 001 Reg MoWe 9:45am‑11:00am
15/20 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded combined with CSE 4702-001