Elementi di Crittografia

This is an intensive course to be given in Siena, Italy, January 17-21, 2000.


Introduction; One-way and trapdoor functions; Pseudorandom generators; Pseudorandom function generators; Private-key encryption; Public-key encryption; Signatures; Authentication.

Schedule of Lectures

Textbooks and other suggested readings

The main reference for the course are the following sets of lecture notes.

More advanced treatments are in

Any undergraduate book on algebra will be good as a reference on modular arithmetic and elementary number theory. A good one for computer scientists is

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