Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

ECE 597/697XX: ST - Introduction to Cryptography
Spring 2015

Description: A course on the theory and practice of cryptography. The main focus is on
how crypto algorithms and protocols work, and how they can be applied in the real world.

  • Lecture notes (pdf format):
  • Instructor: Prof. Israel Koren, KEB 309E, Tel. 545-2643, Email: koren 'at'
  • Prerequisites: Recommended: Courses in Discrete Mathematics and Finite Field Mathematics.
  • Recommended books:
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  • Links:
  • Schedule: Mon.Wed. 2:30-3:45pm (in Marcus 116).
  • Office Hours: Mon.Wed. 4:00-5:00 or by appointment.
  • Course web page: All details regarding the course will be available at:
  • Grading: