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The science and mathematics of encoding and decoding information.

See also Cryptarithm, Knapsack Problem, Public-Key Cryptography


Davies, D. W. The Security of Data in Networks. Los Angeles, CA: IEEE Computer Soc., 1981.

Diffie, W. and Hellman, M. ``New Directions in Cryptography.'' IEEE Trans. Info. Th. 22, 644-654, 1976.

Honsberger, R. ``Four Clever Schemes in Cryptography.'' Ch. 10 in Mathematical Gems III. Washington, DC: Math. Assoc. Amer., pp. 151-173, 1985.

Simmons, G. J. ``Cryptology, The Mathematics of Secure Communications.'' Math. Intel. 1, 233-246, 1979.

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