This course surveys a selection of advanced topics in technology. The topics for this semester are: cryptography (how communication data is encrypted for security); and coding (how data is coded for error detection and correction; and cryptocurrencies (digital asset used as a medium of exchange using cryptography). Students will be introduced to high-level concepts and methodologies, as well as industry research, trends and challenges in the field. This course includes a lab component which provides hands-on exposure to some of the design and analysis tools used in these emerging technologies.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Winter 2017
COMP 7481 is offered as a part of the following programs:
If you have a comment or question about this course, please complete and submit the form below.
Interested in being notified about future offerings of COMP 7481 - Selected Topics for Combined Electives? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.