by Keijo Ruohonen
Publisher: Tampere University of Technology 2010
Number of pages: 136
These notes contain the central mathematical background needed for understanding modern data encryption methods, and introduce applications in cryptography and various protocols. The fledgling quantum cryptography is briefly introduced together with its backgrounds.
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