CS 456: Cyrptography
Course Syllabus -- Spring 1998

Professor: C. Tamon
Office: 369 Science Center
Phone: 268-6521
E-mail: tino@sun.mcs.clarkson.edu

Office Hours: M,W,F 10:00-12:00 and by appointment

Text: Applied Cryptography by Bruce Schneier, 2nd ed., John Wiley and Sons, 1996.

Supplementary tests: Introduction to Algorithms by Cormen, Leiserson, Rivest, McGraw-Hill 1990.
The C Programming Language by Kernighan and Ritchie, Prentice Hall, 1988.

Grading Policy:
Assignments 30%
Quizzes 20%
Midterm 20%
Final 30%


  • Students are allowed to discuss assignments among themselves but the final solution must be entirely an individual effort (no copying).
  • All exams and quizzes will be open book.
  • Solutions to assignments will be posted immediately after the due dates (no late assignment accepted beyond that point).

Last modified: 2 March 1998