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Sending Secret Messages and Sending Correct Messages

19 November 2015

Sussex Branch Meeting

19 November 2015

Venue: Lancing College, Lancing. BN15 0RW

Time:  4.30 pm 

Speaker:  Professor James Hirschfeld, University of Sussex

Subject:  Sending Secret Messages and Sending Correct Messages

Most people use Cryptography and Coding Theory every day when telephoning, emailing and using the Web. Prime numbers are crucial for Cryptography, the mathematics of secret messages. Much of Coding Theory, the mathematics of correct messages, relies on arithmetic modulo 2. The fundamentals of both topics will be discussed.

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