6.875 Cryptography and Cryptanalysis


Class Info

A rigorous introduction to modern cryptography. Emphasis on the fundamental cryptographic primitives of public-key encryption, digital signatures, pseudo-random number generation, and basic protocols and their computational complexity requirements.

This class has 6.046J as a prerequisite.

6.875 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by S. Goldwasser and S. Micali.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 4-370.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 6.875 was rated 5.7 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Cryptography and Cryptanalysis site or on the 6.875 Stellar site.

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