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Summer 2012

Note that the courses require knowledge in Cryptography, see our programme. This is for example provided by the course Cryptography in the past winter.

  • Monday,  1300-1430, b-it bitmax.
  • Thursday, 1300-1430, b-it bitmax.
  • Tutorial: Monday, 1445-1615, b-it bitmax.
First meeting: Monday, 02 April 2012 at 1300, b-it bitmax.

The art of cryptography: security, reductions, and group cryptography
(4+2 SWS, 8 credits. Optionally, 3+2 SWS, 6 credits. )

Prof. Dr. Joachim von zur Gathen
Tutorial: Konstantin Ziegler
  • Tuesday, 1330-1500, b-it bitmax.
  • Wednesday, 1330-1500, b-it bitmax.
  • Tutorial: Tuesday, 1515-1645, b-it bitmax.
First meeting: Tuesday, 03 April 2012 at 1330, b-it bitmax.

Esecurity: secure internet & e-cash (4+2 SWS, 8 credits. Optionally, 3+2 SWS, 6 credits. )

Michael Nüsken
Tutorial: Raoul Blankertz
This course is about various aspects of security in the internet. In the first part we deal with secure connections, whereas the second part considers electronic voting schemes involving further tasks.
  • Thursday 1000 - 1200, b-it 1.25.
Organizational meeting: Thursday, 12 April 2011, 1000, b-it 1.25.

Seminar Advanced Topics in Crytography (2 SWS, 4 credits. )

Michael Nüsken
The topic is not yet determined.  Previous instantiations dealt with the Riemann Zeta function, Mobile Security, Fuzzy Coding Theory, Zero-Knowledge, PCP, Ellitpic Curve Theory, ...  In any case the topic will try to dig deeper than what you expect in a standard course or seminar. This semester, we'll continue with
  • Thursday, 1500-1715, b-it 1.25

Oberseminar Computer Security, Summer 2012

Prof. Dr. Joachim von zur Gathen

The seminar discusses subjects of current interest in computer security. Some of the lectures will be given by invited guests.
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