Elementary Number Theory

Course Name: 

Elementary Number Theory (CS861)


M.Tech (CSE)


Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Elementary number theory, Finite fields, Arithmetic and algebraic algorithms, Secret key and public key cryptography, Pseudo random bit generators, Block and stream ciphers, Hash functions and message digests, Public key encryption, Probabilistic encryption, Authentication, Digital signatures, Zero knowledge interactive protocols.


1.Koblitz, N. Course on Number Theory and Cryptography, Springer Verlag, 1986
2.Menezes, A, et.al. Handbook of Applied Cryptography, CRC Press, 1996
3.Ivan Niven, Herbert S. Zukerman, Hugh L. Montgomery, An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers.


Computer Science and Engineering

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Dr. Manu Basavaraju
Head of the Department
Department of CSE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
Hot line: +91-0824-2474053
Email: hodcse[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in


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