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AuthorBuchmann, Johannes A. author
TitleIntroduction to Cryptography [electronic resource] / by Johannes A. Buchmann
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 2004
Edition Second Edition
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9003-7
Descript XVI, 338 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Cryptography is a key technology in electronic key systems. It is used to keep data secret, digitally sign documents, access control, etc. Therefore, users should not only know how its techniques work, but they must also be able to estimate their efficiency and security. For this new edition, the author has updated the discussion of the security of encryption and signature schemes and recent advances in factoring and computing discrete logarithms. He has also added descriptions of time-memory trade of attacks and algebraic attacks on block ciphers, the Advanced Encryption Standard, the Secure Hash Algorithm, secret sharing schemes, and undeniable and blind signatures. Johannes A. Buchmann is a Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at the Technical University of Darmstadt, and the Associate Editor of the Journal of Cryptology. In 1985, he received the Feodor Lynen Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Furthermore, he has received the most prestigious award in science in Germany, the Leibniz Award of the German Science Foundation. About the first edition: It is amazing how much Buchmann is able to do in under 300 pages: self-contained explanations of the relevant mathematics (with proofs); a systematic introduction to symmetric cryptosystems, including a detailed description and discussion of DES; a good treatment of primality testing, integer factorization, and algorithms for discrete logarithms; clearly written sections describing most of the major types of cryptosystems....This book is an excellent reference, and I believe it would also be a good textbook for a course for mathematics or computer science majors..." -Neal Koblitz, The American Mathematical Monthly


CONTENT

1 Integers -- 2 Congruences and Residue Class Rings -- 3 Encryption -- 4 Probability and Perfect Secrecy -- 5 DES -- 6 AES -- 7 Prime Number Generation -- 8 Public-Key Encryption -- 9 Factoring -- 10 Discrete Logarithms -- 11 Cryptographic Hash Functions -- 12 Digital Signatures -- 13 Other Systems -- 14 Identification -- 15 Secret Sharing -- 16 Public-Key Infrastructures -- Solutions of the exercises -- References


Mathematics Data structures (Computer science) Number theory Mathematics Number Theory Data Structures Cryptology and Information Theory



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