Title of the course: A very gentle introduction to black box algebra
Instructor: Prof. Alexander Borovik
Institution: Manchester U.
Dates: 11-23 September 2017
Prerequisites: Linear algebra, basic group theory
Level: Advanced undergraduate, graduate
Abstract: This is a very elementary and gentle introduction to very recent developments in an area on the boundary of computational group theory and algebraic cryptography. Everything will be explained from scratch. Each of the weeks is a subcourse that can be taken independently from the rest.
Language: EN