University of Calgary

CPSC 630 - Information Theory and Security - Fall 2017

Information theoretic concepts such as entropy and mutual information and their applications to defining and evaluating information security systems including encryption, authentication, secret sharing and secure message transmission.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-2T)


  • One of Computer Science 219, 233 or 235, one of Mathematics 271, 273 or Pure Mathematics 315, and one of Statistics 205 or 211 or 213 or 321 or Mathematics 321, or equivalents, are recommended as preparation for this course.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2018.
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