**Lecture Notes on Cryptography**

by Shafi Goldwasser, Mihir Bellare

2008**Number of pages**: 289

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This is a set of lecture notes on cryptography compiled for 687s, a one week long course on cryptography taught at MIT by Shafi Goldwasser and Mihir Bellare in the summers of 1996-2001. Cryptography is of course a vast subject. The thread followed by these notes is to develop and explain the notion of provable security and its usage for the design of secure protocols.

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