Catalog Description: Graduate survey of modern topics on theory, foundations, and applications of modern cryptography. One-way functions; pseudorandomness; encryption; authentication; public-key cryptosystems; notions of security. May also cover zero-knowledge proofs, multi-party cryptographic protocols, practical applications, and/or other topics, as time permits.

Units: 3

Prerequisites: COMPSCI 170

Fall: 3.0 hours of lecture per week
Spring: 3.0 hours of lecture per week

Grading basis: letter

Final exam status: No final exam

Class Schedule (Fall 2024):
CS 276 – TuTh 11:00-12:29, Soda 405 – Sanjam Garg

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