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Combinatorics and Optimization Professor talk - David JaoExport this event to calendar

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Algebraic Curves in Cryptography

Speaker: Professor David Jao
Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Room: Mathematics and Computer Building (MC) 5136B

Abstract

Cryptosystems based on algebraic curves form one of the cornerstones of modern cryptography and represent one of the principal applications of algebraic geometry outside of mathematics. In this talk, we discuss the mathematics used in the construction of curve-based cryptosystems and compare various choices of algebraic curves from the viewpoint of cryptography and security.

Location 
MC - Mathematics & Computer Building
5136B
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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