Number Theory for Computing / Edition 2

Number Theory for Computing / Edition 2

by M.E. Hellmann, Song Y. Yan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 3540430725

ISBN-13: 9783540430728

Pub. Date: 06/10/2002

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

There are many surprising connections between the theory of numbers, which is one of the oldest branches of mathematics, and computing and information theory. Number theory has important applications in computer organization and security, coding and cryptography, random number generation, hash functions, and graphics. Conversely, number theorists use computers in

Overview

There are many surprising connections between the theory of numbers, which is one of the oldest branches of mathematics, and computing and information theory. Number theory has important applications in computer organization and security, coding and cryptography, random number generation, hash functions, and graphics. Conversely, number theorists use computers in factoring large integers, determining primes, testing conjectures, and solving other problems. This book takes the reader from elementary number theory, via algorithmic number theory, to applied number theory in computer science. It introduces basic concepts, results, and methods, and discusses their applications in the design of hardware and software, cryptography, and security. It is aimed at undergraduates in computing and information technology, but will also be valuable to mathematics students interested in applications. In this 2nd edition full proofs of many theorems are added and some corrections are made.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540430728
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
06/10/2002
Edition description:
2nd ed. 2002
Pages:
435
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Martin E. Hellman.- Preface to the Second Edition.- Preface to the First Edition.- 1. Elementary Number Theory.- 2. Computational/Algorithmic Number Theory.- 3. Applied Number Theory.- Bibliography.- Index.


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