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802336A Introduction to Cryptography, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 802336A  Validity 01.06.2016 -
Name Introduction to Cryptography  Abbreviation Introduction to 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline3250 Mathematics 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Field of Mathematics 

Description
ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS credits

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish

 
Timing 

2nd year or later, every period and twice in the summer

 
Learning outcomes 

After completeing the course, student:
- knows the principles of sime traditianl symmetric key methods 
- knows how public key methods (RSA, discrete logarithm, knapsack) work 
- is familiar with the possibility to use and apply number theory in cryptography

 
Contents 

The course considers some traditional symmetric key methods (affine system, matrix cryptography) and three public key methods, namely RSA, discrete logarithm and knapsack.

 
Mode of delivery 

Independent work

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Net course; Lecture slides, exercisis, solutions of exercisis (in Moodle) + stack-exercisis

 
Target group 

Major and minor students

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

802354A Basics of Algebra, 802120P Introduction to Matrices

 
Recommended optional programme components 

-

 
Recommended or required reading 

Lecture slides, exercisis, solutions of exercisis, stack-exercisis

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Final exam or Final exam + stack-exercisis

 
Grading 

1-5, fail

 
Person responsible 

Marko Leinonen

 
Working life cooperation 

No

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Introduction to Cryptography  Course  Marko Leinonen 
18.06.20 -28.08.20 -
registration period has not begun Introduction to Cryptography  Course  Marko Leinonen  01.09.20 -31.12.20
registration period has not begun Introduction to Cryptography  Course  Marko Leinonen  01.09.20 -31.12.20
registration period has not begun Introduction to Cryptography  Course  Marko Leinonen  01.09.20 -31.12.20
registration period has not begun Introduction to Cryptography  Course  Marko Leinonen  01.09.20 -31.12.20

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