Sriraman Sridharan, R. Balakrishnan
Chapman and Hall/CRC
July 15, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 288 Pages - 119 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780815347392 - CAT# K345441
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Conveying ideas in a user-friendly style, this book has been designed for a course in Applied Algebra. The book covers graph algorithms, basic algebraic structures, coding theory and cryptography. It will be most suited for senior undergraduates and beginning graduate students in mathematics and computer science as also to
individuals who want to have a knowledge of the below-mentioned topics.
Presents a description of private key cryptosystems as also a discussion on public key cryptosystems such as RSA, ElGamal and Miller-Rabin. Finally, the Agrawal-KayalSaxena algorithm (AKS Algorithm) for testing if a given
positive integer is prime or not in polynomial time is presented- the first time in a textbook.
Two distinguished features of the book are: