A textbook in modern cryptography with problems and examples. During my self-study on the topic of cryptography, I’ve found that the textbook “ Understanding Cryptography” by Christof Paar and Jan Pelzl. Understanding Cryptography has ratings and 12 reviews. Aventinus said: Εξαιρετικά Understanding Cryptography by Christof Paar. Cryptography.

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I think the expectations of mathematical prerequisites could be more detailed, as there is a great deal of number theory and the author mentions you really just need calculus. Share your thoughts with other customers. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Springer; edition November 7, Language: I found it very useful for brushing up on some topics in some more detail after watching the lectures. English Choose a language for shopping.

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Understanding Cryptography: A Textbook For Students And Practitioners

The subject matter is not simple, so if you really wish to understand them you need to go through things very slowly, stopping frequently to check understanding, but everything you need is in the book without it being overly long. The critical information was published and readily available for the reader, made available by the author for free.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Bruce rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Customers who bought this item also bought. Understamding 05, Murray rated it really liked it. Thorough, correct and comprehensible.

There is a book on his life, but I already know how it ends. The excellent organization and presentation of the material means that I was able to get far, far more out of this book than anything else I have read on the topic.

Tiffany rated it it was amazing Jun 06, Watched videos of his class too. There are dozens of hours of youtube lectures of Christof Paar lecturing in his class in Germany in English which I found extraordinarily helpful in really getting into the nitty gritty of Cryptography which I needed on product development.

I’ve recommended it to several friends. I eventually just skimmed a lot of this for the principles and overall concepts, as this isn’t a topic to study any more in depth than that without the ability to actually take notes, do the math, and work out the problems.

It has not only met my needs, but has exceeded them in every respect. So be cdyptography and give back. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


I work in information security and have a math background. Mike Rich rated it really liked it Apr 25, I do not regret purchasing this book.

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Leo rated it it was amazing Jul 16, This is a suitable textbook for graduate and advanced undergraduate courses and also for self-study by engineers. Lists with This Book. Paar has taught cryptography for 15 years to engineering and computer science students in the US and in Europe, and he has taught many industrial practitioners at organizations such as Motorola, Philips and NASA.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Aug 13, Scott Johnson rated it liked it. His lectures are on youtube.

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