CPSC/PMAT 418   Introduction to Cryptography, Fall 2017

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General Information
Lectures L01 MWF 15:00-15:50 in SA 106
Instructor: Renate Scheidler
Office: Math Sciences 436
E-mail: rscheidl@ucalgary.ca
Phone: 220-6628
Office hours: Mondays & Wednesdays 16:00 - 17:00
Tutorials for CPSC 418 T01 MW 17:00-17:50 in SS 209
T02 TR 17:00-17:50 in SS 209
T03 TR 15:00-15:50 in ST 059
Attendance for PMAT 418 students in any tutorial is optional, subject to the availability of space in the classroom.
Teaching Assistants Parthasarathi Das (Computer Science), ICT 609, parthasarathi.das@ucalgary.ca.   Instructor for Tutorial 1.
Sebastian Lindner (Computer Science), ICT 609, salindne@ucalgary.ca.   Instructor for Tutorials 2 & 3.
Evan MacNeil (Mathematics), MS 358, macneil.evan@ucalgary.ca.   Office Hour Mondays 11:00-12:00.
Recommended Textbook Nigel Smart, Cryptography Made Simple, Springer 2016.
PDF version available for free download from SpringerLink Ebooks through the U of C library webpage (need to be logged into U of C).
Grading Three components – assignments, midterm tests and final exam – are included in the determination of the course grade.
     Component Weight
       4 Assignments     40%
       2 Midterm Tests     30%
       Final Exam     30%
Percentage to letter grade conversion:
  A+        A       A-       B+        B        B-        C+        C        C-       D+         D       F   
>9590-95 86-90 82-86 78-82 74-78 70-74 66-70 62-66 58-62 50-58 <50
Exams The midterm exams will take place Friday October 20 and Friday November 24 during class time 3:00-3:50 pm. The location is SA 106 (our regular classroom) unless announced otherwise.
The final exam will be scheduled by the registrar. It will cover all the course material, with more emphasis on the material not tested on the midterm exams.
Please note that for both the midterm tests and the final exam, no aids (books, notes, calculators etc) will be permitted.


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