Lecture: Elliptic Curve Cryptography

Background Material

Reading

Topics

  1. Elliptic Curves
  2. Arithmetic on Elliptic Curves
  3. Elliptic Curves over Finite Fields
  4. Number of Points on an Elliptic Curve (Hasse' Theorem)
  5. Elliptic Curve Discrete Logs
  6. Elliptic Curve Cryptography

Lecture Slides and Worksheet

  1. elliptic.mw - maple worksheet illustrating elliptic curves.

Practice Assignment

  1. Go through the Maple worksheet and verify computations in the HPS text.
Created: Nov. 29, 2016 by jjohnson AT cs DOT drexel DOT edu