Course Staff

rivest at csail.mit.edu

Phone: 253-5880

Office: 32-G692

shafi at theory.csail.mit.edu

Phone: 253-5914

Office: 32-G682

juang at mit.edu

Office Hours:

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

yuranlu at mit.edu

Office Hours:

Weds. 1-2:30pm, 32-G5 Lounge

be at csail.mit.edu

Phone: 253-6098

Office: 32-G675A

Mailing Lists @ mit.edu

- Entire Class:

6857-students - Staff:

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6857-tas - Homework submission:

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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.

5/23/2008

The solutions to Problem Set 5 are now available [PS|PDF]. Your group will receive grades and comments by e-mail.

5/14/2008

The solutions to Problem Set 4 are now available [PS|PDF]. Your group will receive grades and comments by e-mail.

4/28/2008

The schedule for your final project presentations is now posted here. We assigned groups to random time slots, keeping in mind conflicts that you have told us about. If you

4/25/2008

4/16/2008

4/14/2008

The fourth problem set has been posted [PS|PDF]. You should have received an e-mail from the TA's with a username and password. If not, please e-mail the TA's, and let us know the composition of your group.

4/07/2008

The solutions to Problem Set 3 are now available [PS|PDF]. Your group will receive grades and comments by e-mail later in the weekend.

4/05/2008

We've posted some quiz problems from previous years, some with solutions [PS|PDF]. These will give you an idea of the format and type of quiz questions that can occur on the quiz, although the content will be based on this year's lecture content.

4/02/2008

Jason's office hours this Friday, March 21, are cancelled. Enjoy the break!

3/18/2008

The solutions to Problem Set 2 are now available [PS|PDF]. Your group should have received grades and comments by e-mail.

3/15/2008

The staff has written comments on all of the project proposals, and you can find a PDF of all the proposals along with comments here.

3/05/2008

The third problem set has been posted [PS|PDF]. You should've received an e-mail from the TA's with your group number. If not, please e-mail the TA's, and let us know the composition of your group.

3/03/2008

The solutions to Problem Set 1 are now available [PS|PDF]. Your group should have received grades and comments by e-mail.

3/03/2008

There is a typo on Problem 4(c) of Problem Set 2. Part (c) should say that a and b are values from Z

2/28/2008

The individual project ideas submitted by the class have been posted here. They are password-protected by the same password as the lecture notes. We encourage you to read through ideas your classmates have proposed for inspiration and for help finding like-minded people with whom to work. The course staff will be reviewing each proposal and sending individual feedback.

2/26/2008

For a review of number theory concepts, look at the supplementary number theory questions from Fall 2006. [PS|PDF]. These are not to be handed in.

2/25/2008

We have revised Problem 1 on Problem Set 2 [PS|PDF] to make it a little more interesting. Please make sure you have the most recent version. (Posted at 1:30pm.)

2/20/2008

The second problem set has been posted [PS|PDF]. Reminder: the Individual Project Sketch is due Monday.

2/20/2008

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 (6857-students) or ask the TAs.

2/11/2008

2/06/2008

We'll have more information about this term shortly. For now, you can check out websites from previous terms.

1/31/2008

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 2 Solutions [PS|PDF]
- Practice Quiz Questions [PS|PDF]
- Problem Set 3 Solutions [PS|PDF]
- Problem Set 4 [PS|PDF]
- Quiz
- Quiz Solutions [PDF]
- Problem Set 5 [PS|PDF]
- Problem Set 4 Solutions [PS|PDF]
- Problem Set 5 Solutions [PS|PDF]