Academic Catalog

IAM712 APPLICATIONS OF FINITE FIELDS TO CRYPTOGRAPHY

Course Code: 9700712
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
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Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The primary focus of this course is to give structure theory of Finite Fields and the related mathematical tools that are needed in Cryptography: Polynomials over finite fields, factorization of Polynomials over finite fields, Exponential Sums, Grbner Basis Algorithms and Their Applications to Cryptography will be discussed.