An Introduction to Mathematical Cryptography (Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics 1st ed. Softcover of orig. ed. 2008)

An Introduction to Mathematical Cryptography (Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics 1st ed. Softcover of orig. ed. 2008)

By: Jeffrey Hoffstein (author), Jill Pipher (author), J. H. Silverman (author)Paperback

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An Introduction to Mathematical Cryptography provides an introduction to public key cryptography and underlying mathematics that is required for the subject. Each of the eight chapters expands on a specific area of mathematical cryptography and provides an extensive list of exercises. It is a suitable text for advanced students in pure and applied mathematics and computer science, or the book may be used as a self-study. This book also provides a self-contained treatment of mathematical cryptography for the reader with limited mathematical background.

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About Author

Dr. Jeffrey Hoffstein has been a professor at Brown University since 1989 and has been a visiting professor and tenured professor at several other universities since 1978. His research areas are number theory, automorphic forms, and cryptography. He has authored more than 50 publications. Dr. Jill Pipher has been a professor at Brown Univesity since 1989. She has been an invited lecturer and has received numerous awards and honors. Her research areas are harmonic analysis, elliptic PDE, and cryptography. She has authored over 40 publications. Dr. Joseph Silverman has been a professor at Brown University 1988. He served as the Chair of the Brown Mathematics department from 2001-2004. He has received numerous fellowships, grants and awards and is a frequently invited lecturer. His research areas are number theory, arithmetic geometry, elliptic curves, dynamical systems and cryptography. He has authored more than120 publications and has had more than 20 doctoral students.

Contents

An Introduction to Cryptography.- Discrete Logarithms and Diffie-Hellman.- Integer Factorization and RSA.- Probability Theory and Information Theory.- Elliptic Curves and Cryptography.- Lattices and Cryptography.- Digital Signatures.- Additional Topics in Cryptology.

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/10/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781441926746
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 540
  • ID: 9781441926746
  • weight: 752
  • ISBN10: 1441926747
  • edition: 1st ed. Softcover of orig. ed. 2008

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