- Interview with Kristin Lauter on the use of homomorphic encryption for genetic information.
- Wiki page on Learning with Errors (which can be used for homomorphic encryption)
- Wiki page on homomorphic encryption

- Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies book
- New York Times on Ethereum
- Proof of work from the bitcoin wiki

- Wiki on Signal software
- WhatsApp is now end-to-end (Techcrunch, April 2016).
- WhatsApp Encryption Overview (technical white paper)
- Double Ratchet Algorithm wiki
- Advanced cryptographic ratcheting (blog)
- Curve25519 wiki
- Socialist millionaires problem (wiki)
- The Noise Protocol

- Koblitz’s book pages 118-124.
- Sudoku and Zero Knowledge proofs

- Scott Aaronson interview on Google on D-Wave
- NSA to build quantum computer (2014)

- Diffie and Hellman will the Turing Award 2016. See also the ACM announcement.
- An Interview with Martin Hellman, 2004
- Inside the Artificial Intelligence Revolution: A Special Report, Rolling Stones, 2016
- Mathematicians Discover patterns in the final digits of consecutive primes, Quanta 2016
- High-severity bug in OpenSSL (Ars Technica, Jan 2016)

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by Narayanan, Bonneau, Felton, Miller, and Goldfeder, to be published by Princeton University Press, 2016.

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Spring Term begins on Monday, April 25, 2016 and ends on Saturday, April 30, 2016.

The course final will be Wednesday April 27, 2016, 2:00-3:50pm.

See the 2164_exam schedule for details.

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- Problem 6.14 parts a,b,d.
- Problem 6.16 part b.
- Problem 6.17.
- Problem 6.21 part a.

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Forwarded from Ivan Yotov:

Dear Colleagues,

As part of Pitt’s “Year of the Humanities,” this week there will be five shows (Wed-Sat) of the play, “The Mathematics of Being Human”. The play is written by University of Maryland professors Michele Osherow (English) and Manil Suri (Mathematics). The purpose of the play is to raise awareness about the interconnections between different fields. It was recently enthusiastically reviewed in the AMS monthly:

http://www.ams.org/publications/journals/notices/201601/rnoti-p42.pdf

Tickets (free) can be reserved at

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-mathematics-of-being-human-tickets-22179916728

I would like to encourage all of you to see the play and I ask you to advertize it in your classes.

Ivan

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