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Winter 2013/2014

Note that the course Cryptography will be required for the courses in the upcoming summer!  See our programme.

  • Monday, 1300-1430, b-it bitmax.
  • Thursday, 1300-1430, b-it bitmax.
  • Tutorial: Monday, 1445-1615, b-it bitmax.
First meeting: 28 October 2013.

Cryptography (4+2 SWS, 8 ECTS credits. Optionally, 3+2 SWS, 6 ECTS credits. )

Prof. Dr. Joachim von zur Gathen
Tutorial: Dr. Daniel Loebenberger
Cryptography deals with methods for secure data transfer. In earlier times this was the domain of military and intelligence agencies, but today modern cryptography has grown into a key technology, enabling e-commerce and secure internet communications. Its many applications range from credit and debit cards, mobile phones, tv decoders, and electronic money to unforgeable electronic signatures ...
  • Tuesday 1330-1500, b-it Rheinsaal.
  • Wednesday 1330-1500, b-it Rheinsaal.
  • Tutorial: Tuesday 1515-1645, b-it Rheinsaal.
First meeting: Tuesday, 29 October 2013.
Cloud computing is emerging as an almost omnipresent feature on the Internet for a few years now. Providers, like, google and others, offer computing facilities, networks and more in a very flexible way and not even expensive. From a commercial point of view it's a win-win for all: providers need computing and network resources for peak situations, but at most times only 10% of these ...
  • Monday, 1700, b-it 1.25 (cosec meeting room)

Lab Cryptography (P5, 10 ECTS credits or 4 SWS, 9 Credit Points (CP) )

Prof. Dr. Joachim von zur Gathen

  • Thursday, 1500-1715, b-it 1.25.

Oberseminar Computer Security, Winter 2013/14

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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