The Mathematics of Ciphers: Number Theory and RSA Cryptography / Edition 1

The Mathematics of Ciphers: Number Theory and RSA Cryptography / Edition 1

by S.C. Coutinho
     
 

ISBN-10: 1568810822

ISBN-13: 9781568810829

Pub. Date: 11/01/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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.  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568810829
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
198
Sales rank:
1,434,868
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.65(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
Ch. 1Fundamental algorithms17
Ch. 2Unique factorization33
Ch. 3Prime numbers49
Ch. 4Modular arithmetic63
Ch. 5Induction and Fermat79
Ch. 6Pseudoprimes95
Ch. 7Systems of Congruences107
Ch. 8Groups121
Ch. 9Mersenne and Fermat141
Ch. 10Primality tests and primitive roots151
Ch. 11The RSA cryptosystem163
Coda175
AppRoots and powers179
Bibliography183
Index of the main algorithms189
Index of the main results191
Index192

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