Seminar: A Gentle Introduction to (Hyper-)Elliptic Curves and their Use in Cryptography

Dr. Renate Scheidler, who is a faculty member at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Calgary, presented last Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 2:00 pm. The seminar was appreciated by many graduate/undergraduate students and a number of faculty members and post-doctoral researchers.

Dr. Scheidler’s presentation was mainly related Elliptic Curves and their applications in Cryptography. The talk provided an introduction to arithmetic on elliptic and hyperelliptic curves as well as their context in cryptography.

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