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Handbook of Applied Cryptography

Alfred J. Menezes, Paul C. van Oorschot and Scott A. Vanstone

CRC Press
ISBN: 0-8493-8523-7
October 1996, 816 pages

Fifth Printing (August 2001)

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  • Table of Contents ps pdf
  • Chapter 1 - Overview of Cryptography ps pdf
  • Chapter 2 - Mathematics Background ps pdf
  • Chapter 3 - Number-Theoretic Reference Problems ps pdf
  • Chapter 4 - Public-Key Parameters ps pdf
  • Chapter 5 - Pseudorandom Bits and Sequences ps pdf
  • Chapter 6 - Stream Ciphers ps pdf
  • Chapter 7 - Block Ciphers ps pdf
  • Chapter 8 - Public-Key Encryption ps pdf
  • Chapter 9 - Hash Functions and Data Integrity ps pdf
  • Chapter 10 - Identification and Entity Authentication ps pdf
  • Chapter 11 - Digital Signatures ps pdf
  • Chapter 12 - Key Establishment Protocols ps pdf
  • Chapter 13 - Key Management Techniques ps pdf
  • Chapter 14 - Efficient Implementation ps pdf
  • Chapter 15 - Patents and Standards ps pdf
  • Appendix - Bibliography of Papers from Selected Cryptographic Forums ps pdf
  • References ps pdf
  • Index ps pdf

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