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MATH 418 Number Theory and Cryptography

MATH 418  Number Theory and Cryptography  Units: 3.00  

Time estimates for arithmetic and elementary number theory algorithms (division algorithm, Euclidean algorithm, congruences), modular arithmetic, finite fields, quadratic residues. Simple cryptographic systems; public key, RSA. Primality and factoring: pseudoprimes, Pollard's rho-method, index calculus. Elliptic curve cryptography.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MATH 210 or (MATH 211 with permission of the Department).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Mathematics and Statistics

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is located in its own building, Jeffery Hall, and this building also houses most of the facilities associated with the department. A large number of networked public computers and workstations are located in Jeffery Hall and provide students and staff with ready access to standard computing software and to the Internet.

Mathematics and Statistics (MATH)

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The department offers a selection of courses from the following list each academic year.  Course offerings for the current academic year can be found on the  Department of Mathematics and Statistics website . 

Mathematics – Major (Science) – Bachelor of Science (Honours)

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Subject:   Administered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Plan:   Consists of 60.00 units as described below. Program:   The Plan, alone, or in combination with a Minor in another subject, and with sufficient electives to total 120.00 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree.