Instructor: Guevara Noubir, email:, phone: (617) 373 5205, office: 238 WVH.

Time: Monday 6:00-9:00PM.

Office Hours: Wed 1:00-3:00 PM.

Teaching Assistant: TBD

Required Textbook: "Cryptography: Theory and Practice", (Second Edition), Douglas R. Stinston, Chapman & Hall/CRC,  2002. Latest Errata.

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Prerequisites: MTH 3001 (Foundations in Mathematics & Theory) or permission of instructor.

Course Direction: MS: Theory, Networks; PhD: Networks.

Course Description: This course provides a graduate-level introduction to cryptography.

Grading: The course grade will be based on:

Problem sets:  PS1 [Word, PDF], PS2 [Word, PDF], PS3 [Word, PDF], PS4 [Word, PDF], PS5 [Word, PDF], PS6 [Word, PDF],PS7 [Word, PDF].

Solutions sketch: PS1 [PDF], PS2 [PDF], PS3 [PDF], PS4 [PDF], PS5 [PDF], PS6 [PDF], PS7 [PDF].

Midtem: The midtem will take place on November 1st. Please mark your calendars and make sure that you will be able to attend the midterm.