Class Times 
MWF 1:302:20 pm 
Class Room 
TLC 122 
Instructor 
Hirotachi Abo

Email 
abo at uidaho.edu 
Office 
315 Brink Hall 
Phone 
(208) 8857046 
Office Hours 
W 3:304:30 pm and by appointment


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Prerequisite ]
[ Text ]
[Goal]
[Grading]
[Homework]
[Exam]
Prerequisite:
You must have a mastery of MATH 330 material to proceed.
Text:
Title 
Introduction to Cryptography with Coding Theory 
Author 
Wade Trappe and Lawrence C. Washington 
Publisher 
Prentice Hall 
Year Published 
2005 
Book ID 
0131862391 


Goal:
The exchange of sensitive information
over the Internet has become common practice,
and protecting such data is now a serious issue.
The methods employed to keep information secret falls within the general
catregory of cryptography,
much of which relies on the mathematical topics of algebra and number theory.
The main goal of this course is to learn a collection of
techniques used in both classical and modern cryptography and
to understand the underlying mathematics.
Grading:
Grades will be based on homework, exams and projects
weighted as follows:

Points 
Due date 
Homework 
100 
Fridays 
Exam 1 
100 
09/14/12 
Exam 2 
100 
10/12/12 
Exam 3 
100 
11/14/12 
Final Exam 
200 
12/14/12 (12:302:30pm) 
The grading scheme is the following:
A  10088 
B  8775 
C  7461 
D  6050 
F  490 
Homework:
Homework will be assigned and collected weekly.
Exams:
There will be three one hour exams.
These exams will be based on chapter material and homework problems.
Last Updated: August 13 2012 by Hirotachi Abo
