6.876 Graduate Topics in Cryptography and Privacy


Graduate Level
Units: 3-0-9
Prereqs: 6.875
Instructors: Professors Shafi Goldwasser, Vinod Vaikuntanathan
Schedule: F1-3, room TBD
A graduate seminar on advanced topics in cryptography research today, including updatable cryptography, basing cryptography on fine-grained complexity, information theoretical security, delegation of computation with application to machine learning, topics at the intersection of cryptography and quantum computing, formalizing privacy policy and regulations. The course will be streamed live at both MIT and Berkeley.