CS 355: Topics in Cryptography


(Fall 1998)

The course is a seminar on topics in cryptography. Course topics this year include pseudorandomness, security notions for both encryption and signatures, random oracle analysis, and a bit of distributed computations. The course is intended for graduate students interested in cryptography research.

Topic by lecture - tentative

Part I: Pseudorandomness

Part II: Security notions

Part III: Random oracle analysis

Part IV: Basic distributed computation.

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Last update: Sep. 21, 1998 by Dan Boneh.