• Johannes A. Buchmann
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)


Integers play a fundamental role in cryptography. In this chapter we present important properties of integers and describe fundamental algorithms. Efficient Implementations of the algorithms described in this chapter can, for example, be found in the C+ + library LiDIA [46].


Positive Integer Prime Number Prime Divisor Great Common Divisor Small Positive Integer 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Johannes A. Buchmann
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceTechnical UniversityDarmstadtGermany

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