This is a course describing some of the mathematics of communication. It is one of several courses recently introduced at Rutgers, partially funded by the National Science Foundation. We hope to inform and excite students about mathematics and science. We want to demonstrate clearly the relevance and importance of what we teach.
Instructor S. Greenfield, assisted by N. Fefferman.
A list of students in the course
A list of links on medical record privacy
Some links on cryptography policy of governments
Links about the Data Encryption Standard
The government policy debate: the teams and their initial directions, and written student responses.
The bitstream assignment: Aliens and xor
Questions and comments