Academic Catalog

IAM733 SPECIAL TOPICS: CRYPTOGRAPHIC PROTOCOLS

Course Code: 9700733
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(0-3)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Institute Of Applied Mathematics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer Dr. MEHMET SABIR KRAZ
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The primary focus of this course is to focus on the advanced cryptographic primitives,their use in cryptographic applicatrions;security and privacy weaknesses of the current protocols.Topics include homomorphic encryption,threshold cryptography, commitments, oblivious transfer,zero-knowledge protocols,secure multi-party computation and Yao`s garbled circuit approach.