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Course Staff

rivest at csail.mit.edu

Phone: 253-5880

Office: 32-G692

cnewport at mit.edu

Phone: 253-1922

Office: 32-G670

Office Hours:

Thur., 3:30 - 5:00, 32-G5 Lounge

dylim at mit.edu

Office Hours:

Fri., 3:30 - 5:00, 32-G5 Lounge

be at theory.csail.mit.edu

Phone: 253-6098

Office: 32-G675A

Mailing Lists @ theory.csail.mit.edu

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Resources

Announcements

If you would like to have your final project posted (and we hope you will), please send your slides to the TAs. You can find the posted projects on the Term Projects page.

12/18/2006

12/13/2006

The slides and links for the biometrics lecture (lecture 24, 12/04/2006) have been posted on the Lectures page.

12/10/2006

Click here to view the current schedule for final project presentations. Please notify the TAs if the information about your group or title is inaccurate.

12/01/2006

The sixth (last) problem set has been posted. [PS|PDF]. It is due on December 4th.

11/21/2006

11/21/2006

We have updated the problem set 5 solutions to include grading rubrics, comments, and score statistics [PS|PDF].

11/16/2006

Each project group should meet this week with a TA to have a quick chat about the status of their project. A list of available time slots is available here. E-mail the TAs with your preferred meeting time(s) and they'll fix you up on a first come, first serve basis.

11/13/2006

Sample solutions for problem set 5 have been posted. [PS|PDF]. Your grades, and updated solutions that include comments and a grading rubric, will be available next week.

11/11/2006

The PDF slides for the Cross Site Scripting lecture have been posted on the Lectures page.

11/09/2006

11/09/2006

The PPT slides for the Buffer Overflow lecture have been posted on the Lectures page. The XXS slides will be added soon.

11/08/2006

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, the due date for problem set 6 (which will be assigned on 11/20), has been extened to 12/4.

11/01/2006

10/25/2006

10/23/2006

We have made a change to problem 4-2. Specifically, we have added the assumption that for all K, T_K(0^n) \xor T_K(1^n) != 1^n [PS|PDF].

10/19/2006

The fourth problem set has been posted, additional servers for problem 1 will be announced here and through email. [PS|PDF]. It is due on October 23th.

10/16/2006

Supplementary number theory questions has been posted. [PS|PDF]. It is not to be handed in.

10/16/2006

The solutions for Problem Set 2 have been posted. [PS|PDF]. The file is protected. You will need to use the class username and password to access it.

10/11/2006

10/4/2006

10/2/2006

The solutions for Problem Set 1 have been posted. [PS|PDF]. The file is protected. You will need to use the username and password given out in class today in order to access it.

9/27/2006

9/18/2006

The first problem set has been posted [PS|PDF]. If you haven't already done so, please e-mail your group composition to the TAs. If you are having trouble finding a group, you can send a request to the class mailing list (6.857-students) or ask the TAs.

9/11/2006

Today's office hours will be held in the 6th floor lounge.

9/7/2006

9/5/2006

Handouts

- Course Information [PS|PDF]
- Problem Set 1 [PS|PDF]
- Problem Set 2 [PS|PDF]
- Problem Set 1 Solutions [PS|PDF]
- Problem Set 3 [PS|PDF]
- Problem Set 3 Supplementary Questions[PS|PDF]
- Problem Set 2 Solutions [PS|PDF]
- Problem Set 4 [PS|PDF]
- Problem Set 5 [PS|PDF]
- Problem Set 3 Solutions [PS|PDF]
*Pending...*- Problem Set 4 Solutions [PS|PDF]
- Problem Set 5 Solutions [PS|PDF]
- Quiz Solutions [PS|PDF]
- Problem Set 6 [PS|PDF]
- Problem Set 6 Solutions [PS|PDF]

Papers