Announcements

1/22: Tomorrow we'll wrap up the material of Lecture 2, and move to Lecture 3. Please read the slides of Lecture 3.

1/16: Homework 1 is up. Deadline is Thursday next week (1/25).

Course information

- Lectures to date - grow with each class.
- Course information sheet. Please read it - you are responsible for everything on it.
- Instructor: Viet Tung Hoang (Tung). Office 261 Love Building. Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday (12:30 pm - 1:30 pm).

- Bellare-Rogaway notes
- Some mathematical background, from a chapter in the book "Handbook of Applied Cryptography".
- A sample Latex file: sample.tex,
and the pdf file sample.pdf
that it yields, by Phil Rogaway.

Homework

Slides and scribes

- Logistics
- Lecture 0: Some odd problems in crypto.
- Lecture 1: Introduction
- Lecture 2: Blockcipher
- Lecture 3: Pseudorandom functions
- Scribe 1: PRP, Switching Lemma, and Hybrid Arguments

Last updated: 1/22/2017