Number Theory and Finite Fields

Number Theory and Finite Fields

Manuel Mogollon (University of Dallas, USA)
Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 18
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-837-6.ch003


Mathematics plays an important role in encryption, public-key, authentication, and digital signatures. Knowing certain basic math concepts such as counting techniques, permutations, plotting a curve, raising a number to a power, modular arithmetic, and congruence would help to understand the material in this book.

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