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An introduction to cryptography

Author: Richard A Mollin
Publisher: Boca Raton : Chapman & Hall/CRC, ©2001.
Series: CRC Press series on discrete mathematics and its applications.
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"An Introduction to Cryptography is intended for the person wanting an introduction to the subject of cryptography, however, it contains enough advanced, optional material to challenge even the informed reader." "Beginning with an overview of the history of cryptography, the author then covers the basics of computer arithmetic and explores complexity. The author then presents comprehensive information on  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Mollin
ISBN: 1584881275 9781584881278
OCLC Number: 44468916
Description: xiii, 373 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Origins, computer arithmetic, and complexity --
2. Symmetric-key cryptosystems --
3. Public-key cryptosystems --
4. Primality testing --
5. Factoring --
6. Advanced topics --
Appendices --
Solutions of odd-numbered exercises --
Bibliography --
List of symbols --
Index --
About the author.
Series Title: CRC Press series on discrete mathematics and its applications.
Other Titles: Cryptography
Responsibility: Richard A. Mollin.
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