5/1 Master Thesis Defense
Student: Francesca Pizzigoni
Wednesday, May 1, 11 am, RI 224A.
Title: Number Theory Applications in Cryptography.
Abstract: This research provides methods of finding superincreasing subsequences of the Fibonacci sequence which are further used in the encryption and decryption process. Two new cryptosystems are developed using a superincreasing sequence as a secret key in the well-known Knapsack Problem.
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Aihua Li
Thesis Committee: Drs. Jonathan Cutler, Diana Thomas, and Aihua Li
Everyone is welcome.