CSE 539 Applied Cryptography
Spring 2016

 

Instructor: Partha Dasgupta (click for contact info)

Class: TuTh: 3:00-4:15p @ LL2

 

Teaching Assistants/Graders:
Justin Sampson ( jsampso1 at asu )
- Office W: 1:30-2:30p
Hardik Gandhi ( hsgandhi at asu )
- Office Tu: 1:30-2:30p
Sudharsh Subbaraman ( ssubbar2 at asu )
- Office: Th: 11-12noon.
All office hours @ Centerpoint TA office

Books:

1.       Applied Crypto, Schneier

2.       A Graduate Course in Applied Crypto (Boneh, Shoup)

Mid Term Exam: March 3, in class
Final Exam (comprehensive):
Part 1: Thu April 28, in class
Part 2: Tue, May 3, 2:30-4:30p
(as per ASU Schedule)

[Exams are open book, open notes. Computers allowed but no Internet]

 

Syllabus
Course Description

Class Policies

Sample Mid Term Exam

Grading
Although discussing homework/project problems with peers is acceptable -- be careful that you work out your solutions.
Any impropriety in homeworks and exams will be treated very seriously.

Assignments: 30%
Mid Term: 30%
Final: 40%

Grades:
- Final

Assignments:

 


 

 

This is the jump page for CSE 539. The course will cover concepts of Cryptography as used in Computer Applications.

The assignments in the class qualifies for MCS portfolio.

 

The class synopsis page is an important resource, and it contains details of each class and class notes:
>> class synopsis for students. (with Audio!!)




 Discussion Board (using old group) please use

Student Academic Integrity Policy:
https://provost.asu.edu/files/AcademicIntegrityPolicyPDF.pdf

Interesting Stuff:

Attacking RSA
Lecture Notes on Cryptography
Handbook of Cryptography
Cryptography FAQ

Merkle's Puzzles.
RSA Proof in MSWord (also PDF)
RSA Proof in HTML/IE  (does not render fine in Firefox, OK with Chrome)

Number Theory

How SSL Works

 The official DES Standard document.
Good Papers from Rivest