COMP 649 Quantum Cryptography (4 credits)

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Offered by: Computer Science (Faculty of Science)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Computer Science (Sci) : Review of the basic notions of cryptography and quantum information theory. Quantum key distribution and its proof of security. Quantum encryption, error-correcting codes and authentication. Quantum bit commitment, zero-knowledge and oblivious transfer. Multiparty quantum computations.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • Prerequisite: COMP 547 and permission of the instructor.

  • Restriction: An introduction to notions of Information Theory is required.