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The Mathematics of Ciphers : Number Theory and RSA Cryptography - S. C. Coutinho

The Mathematics of Ciphers

Number Theory and RSA Cryptography

Hardcover Published: 1st November 1998
ISBN: 9781568810829
Number Of Pages: 198

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This book is an introduction to the algorithmic aspects of number theory and its applications to cryptography, with special emphasis on the RSA cryptosys-tem. It covers many of the familiar topics of elementary number theory, all with an algorithmic twist. The text also includes many interesting historical notes.

Introductionp. 1
Fundamental algorithmsp. 17
Unique factorizationp. 33
Prime numbersp. 49
Modular arithmeticp. 63
Induction and Fermatp. 79
Pseudoprimesp. 95
Systems of Congruencesp. 107
Groupsp. 121
Mersenne and Fermatp. 141
Primality tests and primitive rootsp. 151
The RSA cryptosystemp. 163
Codap. 175
Roots and powersp. 179
Bibliographyp. 183
Index of the main algorithmsp. 189
Index of the main resultsp. 191
Indexp. 192
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ISBN: 9781568810829
ISBN-10: 1568810822
Series: Ak Peters Ser.
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 198
Published: 1st November 1998
Publisher: A K PETERS LTD (MA)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1