Making, Breaking Codes

Professor A.J. de Jong, Columbia university, Department of Mathematics.

This is the webpage of the undergraduate course "Fall 2018 MATH 3025 UN sec: 001 MAKING, BREAKING CODES".

Day/Time: TR 2:40pm-3:55pm Location: 203 Mathematics Building.

Grading will be based on homework and a final exam. It is very important to attend the lectures. You will not be able to pick up the material by just reading this webpage.

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Book. Introduction to Cryptography with Coding Theory, 2nd edition By Wade Trappe and Lawrence C. Washington

The lectures will discuss material from the book.

Reading. Please keep up with the course by studying the following material as we go through it. We will go through material at a rapid pace and the assumption is that you'll spend a lot of time with the theory by yourself in order to understand and keep up with the course.


Homework. Please do the exercises to keep up with the course: