Lecture Notes on Cryptography

A set of 283 pages lecture notes for a summer course on cryptography, taught by the authors at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

**Tag(s):**
Cryptography

**Publication date**: 01 Aug 2001

**ISBN-10**:
n/a

**ISBN-13**:
n/a

**Paperback**:
283 pages

**Views**: 33,931

**Type**: Lecture Notes

**Publisher**:
n/a

**License**:
n/a

**Post time**: 31 Mar 2007 08:03:47

Lecture Notes on Cryptography

A set of 283 pages lecture notes for a summer course on cryptography, taught by the authors at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

From the Introduction:

This is a set of lecture notes on cryptography compiled for 687s, a one week long course on cryptography taught at MIT by Shafi Goldwasser and Mihir Bellare in the summers of 1996-2001. The notes were formed by merging notes written for Shafi Goldwasser's Cryptography and Cryptanalysis course at MIT with notes written for Mihir Bellare's Cryptography and network security course at UCSD. In addition, Rosario Gennaro (as Teaching Assistant for the course in 1996) contributed Section 9.6, Section 11.4, Section 11.5, and Appendix D to the notes, and also compiled, from various sources, some of the problems in Appendix E.

Cryptography is of course a vast subject. The thread followed by these notes is to develop and explain the notion of provable security and its usage for the design of secure protocols.

Much of the material in Chapters 2, 3 and 7 is a result of scribe notes, originally taken by MIT graduate students who attended Professor Goldwasser's Cryptography and Cryptanalysis course over the years, and later edited by Frank D'Ippolito who was a teaching assistant for the course in 1991. Frank also contributed much of the advanced number theoretic material in the Appendix. Some of the material in Chapter 3 is from the chapter on Cryptography, by R. Rivest, in the Handbook of Theoretical Computer Science.

Chapters 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10, and Sections 9.5 and 7.4.6; were written by Professor Bellare for his Cryptography and network security course at UCSD.

This is a set of lecture notes on cryptography compiled for 687s, a one week long course on cryptography taught at MIT by Shafi Goldwasser and Mihir Bellare in the summers of 1996-2001. The notes were formed by merging notes written for Shafi Goldwasser's Cryptography and Cryptanalysis course at MIT with notes written for Mihir Bellare's Cryptography and network security course at UCSD. In addition, Rosario Gennaro (as Teaching Assistant for the course in 1996) contributed Section 9.6, Section 11.4, Section 11.5, and Appendix D to the notes, and also compiled, from various sources, some of the problems in Appendix E.

Cryptography is of course a vast subject. The thread followed by these notes is to develop and explain the notion of provable security and its usage for the design of secure protocols.

Much of the material in Chapters 2, 3 and 7 is a result of scribe notes, originally taken by MIT graduate students who attended Professor Goldwasser's Cryptography and Cryptanalysis course over the years, and later edited by Frank D'Ippolito who was a teaching assistant for the course in 1991. Frank also contributed much of the advanced number theoretic material in the Appendix. Some of the material in Chapter 3 is from the chapter on Cryptography, by R. Rivest, in the Handbook of Theoretical Computer Science.

Chapters 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10, and Sections 9.5 and 7.4.6; were written by Professor Bellare for his Cryptography and network security course at UCSD.

Tweet

About The Author(s)

Mihir Bellare is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California, San Diego.

Shafi Goldwasser is the RSA Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and of computer science and applied mathematics at Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. She is also the co-leader of the Cryptography and Information Security (CIS) Group and a member of the Complexity Theory Group within the Theory of Computation Group and the Laboratory for Computer Science.

Book Categories

Computer Science
Introduction to Computer Science
Introduction to Computer Programming
Algorithms and Data Structures
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
Machine Learning
Neural Networks
Game Development and Multimedia
Data Communication and Networks
Coding Theory
Computer Security
Information Security
Cryptography
Information Theory
Computer Organization and Architecture
Operating Systems
Image Processing
Parallel Computing
Concurrent Programming
Relational Database
Document-oriented Database
Data Mining
Big Data
Data Science
Digital Libraries
Compiler Design and Construction
Functional Programming
Logic Programming
Object Oriented Programming
Formal Methods
Software Engineering
Agile Software Development
Information Systems
Geographic Information System (GIS)

Mathematics
Mathematics
Algebra
Abstract Algebra
Linear Algebra
Number Theory
Numerical Methods
Precalculus
Calculus
Differential Equations
Category Theory
Proofs
Discrete Mathematics
Theory of Computation
Graph Theory
Real Analysis
Complex Analysis
Probability
Statistics
Game Theory
Queueing Theory
Operations Research
Computer Aided Mathematics

Supporting Fields
Web Design and Development
Mobile App Design and Development
System Administration
Cloud Computing
Electric Circuits
Embedded System
Signal Processing
Integration and Automation
Network Science
Project Management

Operating System
Programming/Scripting
Ada
Assembly
C / C++
Common Lisp
Forth
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Rexx
Microsoft .NET
Perl
PHP
R
Python
Rebol
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl/Tk

Miscellaneous
Sponsors