Section numbers below give corresponding reading in Koblitz's book.

Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday |

28 |
29Section I.1 Introduction, "Big O" notation, computing basics |
30 |
31Section I.2 Euclidean algorithm, factorization |
(April 1) |

Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday |

4 |
5Section I.3 Congruences, |
6 |
7Sections I.3, I.4 Congruences, |
8 |

11 |
12Section III.1 Breaking simple ciphers |
13 |
14Section III.2 Ciphers using matrices |
15 |

18 |
19Section IV.1 Intro to Public Key Crypto, Review for exam |
20## MIDTERM I7-8:30 p.m. Location: 380C |
21Section IV.2 RSA Part I |
22 |

25 |
26Section IV.2 RSA Part II |
27 |
28Section II.1 Properties of finite fields |
29 |

Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday |

2 |
3Section II.2 Quadratic reciprocity |
4 |
5Section IV.3 Discrete Log problem |
6 |

9
| 10Section V.1 Primality testing |
11 |
12Section V.4 Factoring Methods and Sieves |
13 |

16
| 17Section VI.1 Elliptic curve basics |
18 |
19Section VI.1 More on elliptic curves |
20 |

23
| 24Section VI.2 Elliptic curve crypto |
25## MIDTERM II7-8:30 p.m. Location: TBA |
26Sections VI.2,VI.3 More e-curve crypto, factoring |
27 |

30
| 31Error correcting codes |

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