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Coding Theory and Cryptography : From Enigma and Geheimschreiber to Quantum Theory - D. Joyner

Coding Theory and Cryptography : From Enigma and Geheimschreiber to Quantum Theory

By: D. Joyner (Editor)

Paperback ISBN: 9783540663362
Number Of Pages: 256

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Cryptography and coding theory are extremely hot research areas with vital applications in computer security. This book contains surveys on the current state-of-the-art in coding theory, cryptography, and number theory, including historical references to earlier ciphers and codes. With both expository material and original research results, the book will be useful to mathematicians, computer scientists and engineers, as well as historians with an interest in cryptography.

Reminiscences and Reflections of a Codebreakerp. 1
FISH and Ip. 9
Sturgeon, The FISH BP Never Really Caughtp. 18
ENIGMA and PURPLE: How the Allies Broke German and Japanese Codes During the Warp. 53
The Geheimschreiber Secretp. 62
The RSA Public Key Cryptosystemp. 101
Number Theory and Cryptography (using Maple)p. 124
A Talk on Quantum Cryptography or How Alice Outwits Evep. 144
The Rigidity Theorems of Hamada and Ohmori, Revisitedp. 175
Counting Prime Divisors on Elliptic Curves and Multiplication in Finite Fieldsp. 180
On Cyclic MDS-Codesp. 202
Computing Roots of Polynomials over Function Fields of Curvesp. 214
Remarks on codes from modular curves: MAPLE applicationsp. 229
Indexp. 251
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ISBN: 9783540663362
ISBN-10: 3540663363
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 15.67  x 1.42
Weight (kg): 0.32

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