Item description for Foundations of Cryptography: A Primer (Foundations and Trends in Theoretical Computer Science,) by Oded Goldreich...
Foundations of Cryptography surveys the main paradigms, approaches and techniques used to conceptualize, define and provide solutions to natural cryptographic problems. The author starts by presenting some of the central tools; that is, computational difficulty (in the form of one-way functions), pseudorandomness, and zero-knowledge proofs. Based on these tools, the emphasis is shifted to the treatment of basic applications such as encryption and signature schemes as well as the design of general secure cryptographic protocols. The author has created a unique overview that includes well over 100 references. The accent is on the clarification of fundamental concepts and on demonstrating the feasibility of solving several central cryptographic problems. Foundations of Cryptography is an invaluable resource for all students, researchers and practitioners interested in the foundations that underpin modern cryptography.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 5.8" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Apr 5, 2005
Publisher Now Publishers Inc
ISBN 1933019026 ISBN13 9781933019024
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More About Oded Goldreich
Oded Goldreich is a Professor of Computer Science at the Weizmann Institute of Science and an Incumbent of the Meyer W. Weisgal Professorial Chair. He is an editor for the SIAM Journal on Computing, the Journal of Cryptology, and Computational Complexity, and previously authored the books Modern Cryptography, Probabilistic Proofs and Pseudorandomness, Computational Complexity: A Conceptual Perspective, and the two-volume work Foundations of Cryptography.
Oded Goldreich has an academic affiliation as follows - Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.