COM-622 / 2 credits

Teacher: Shkel Yanina Yurina

Language: English

Remark: Next time: Fall 2021


Every year


Information-theoretic methods and their application to secrecy & privacy. Perfect information-theoretic secrecy. Randomness extraction & privacy amplification. Secret key generation from common randomness. Measures of information leakage incl. differential privacy, perfect privacy, & mutual info.


Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Probability Theory, General Mathematical Maturity, Information Theory and Coding or equivalent (for MSc students)


Recommended courses

(Information Theory and Coding or equivalent are recommended, but not required for PhD students.)

In the programs

  • Exam form: Term paper (session free)
  • Subject examined: Topics in information-theoretic cryptography
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)

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