6.875[J] 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[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by S. Goldwasser and S. Micali.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, 6.875[J] was rated 6.1 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Cryptography and Cryptanalysis site.

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