Academic Catalog


Course Code: 9700504
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: Prof.Dr. MURAT CENK
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 9700503
The course set above should be completed before taking IAM504 PUBLIC KEY CRYPTOGRAPHY .

Course Content

Idea of Public Key Cryptography, Computational Complexity and Number-theoretical algorithms. The Merkle-Hellman Knapsack System, Attacks on Knapsack Cryptosystems RSA, Discrete log, Zero-knowledge protocols and oblivious transferi Primality and Factoring.