Department of Information & Communication Systems Engineering
University of the Aegean
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

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& Communication Systems Engineering

Information & Communication Systems Security
Information Systems
Artificial Intelligence
Computer & Communication Systems
Geometry, Dynamical Systems & Cosmology
 
Cryptography

Title: Cryptography
Lesson Code: 321-8052
Semester: 8
ECTS: 5
Theory Hours: 3
Lab Hours:
Faculty: Konstantinou Elisavet
 
Content outline

introduction to cryptography and cryptanalysis, historical cryptographic algorithms, basic notions of number theory, modular arithmetic, one-way functions, the definition of perfect secrecy, Shannon's theorem, Vernam's cryptosystem, public key cryptography (RSA, Rabin), symmetric algorithms, DES and AES, hash functions, digital signatures.

 
Learning outcomes

Comprehension of basic notions of number theory and understanding of the operation of well known cryptographic algorithms.

 
Prerequisites

Not required.

 
Basic Textbooks

 "Contemporary Cryptography: Theory and Applications", S. Gritzalis, S. Katsikas, V. Chrysikopoulos, M. Burmester, Papasotiriou publications (in Greek)

 
Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

 Exercises

Final exam

 
Assessment/Grading Methods

individual work, final exam.

Activity Semester workload
Lectures 39 hours
Exercises 21 hours
Study 62 hours
Final exam 3 hours
Σύνολο Μαθήματος 125 hours (5 ECTS)
 
Language of Instruction
Greek, English (for Erasmus students)
 
Μode of delivery

Face-to-face



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