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* *Date:* Thursday 16
Mar, March 2017
* *Presenter:* Declan Davis
* *Title:* From arithmetic to modern cryptography: a guided tour
16+ Year 11 and up, their teachers and anyone interested in mathematics and its applications
TBC Room C, Central Teaching Hub, University of Liverpool L69 7BX. This is Building 221 on the map
* *Contact:* Peter Giblin
* Door Charge: The lecture is free to students of all ages, and to members of the LivMS. Others will be charged £4 at the door.
This is the Presidential Lecture of the Liverpool Mathematical Society for 2016/17.
Declan Davis gained MMath and PhD degrees at Liverpool University and now teaches
at Belvedere Academy in Liverpool. Declan will talk about modular arithmetic and
finite fields, then Diffie-Hellman, RSA, Elliptic Curves and finally
Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman cryptosystems.
The lecture will be suitable for all students 16+ and their teachers.