Academic Catalog


Course Code: 9700502
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Institute Of Applied Mathematics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff Dr. MUHDDN UUZ
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Linear Feedback Shift Registers: Generating Functions, Minimal Polynomial and Families of Recurring Sequences, Characterizations and Properties of Linear Recurring Sequences. Design and Analysis of Stream Ciphers: Stream Ciphers Using LFSRs, Additive Generators, Gifford, Algorithm M, PKZIP. Other Stream Ciphers and Real Random Sequence Generators: RC4, SEAL, WAKE, Feedback with Carry Shift Registers, Stream Ciphers using FCSRs, Non - Linear- Feedback Shift Registers. Cascading Multiple Stream Ciphers, Generating Multiple Streams from a Single Pseudo-Random-Sequence Generator.