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 2019
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