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An Introduction to Cryptography

  • Jeffrey Hoffstein
  • Jill Pipher
  • Joseph H. Silverman
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Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)

Abstract

As Julius Caesar surveys the unfolding battle from his hilltop outpost, an exhausted and disheveled courier bursts into his presence and hands him a sheet of parchment containing gibberish:

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey Hoffstein
    • 1
  • Jill Pipher
    • 1
  • Joseph H. Silverman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsBrown UniversityProvidenceUSA

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