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|Lecturer:||Dr. Alexander D. Rahm
|Lectures:||24 x 1 hour lectures plus 10 x 1 hour tutorials in Semester 2, plus 70 hours of self study.|
|Schedule:||Thursdays 1 p.m. in IT202 and Fridays 1 p.m. in AC213. The tutorial did start in lecture week 3.|
|Credit:||5 ECTS for students in courses 4BME1, 1SD1, 4BMS2, 4BS2 and 3BA1. Module codes CS402 / MA492. Links to the administrative sheets of the modules MA492 and CS402.|
|What you will learn:||
|Why take this course:||You will open yourself the door to becoming a well-paid elliptic curve cryptographer. As discrete-logarithm-problem based cryptosystems like RSA and Diffie-Hellmann key exchange are under a great risk to break down soon, elliptic curve cryptographers will in the upcoming years be very sought-after by internet service providers, banks, mobile phone companies, secret services and software development firms.|
|Assessment:||Exam (80%) and Continuous Assessment (20%).|