Elliptic Curves

Colorful graph with shaded areas showing overlaps.

Action of the modular group on the upper half plane. (Image by Dr. Sutherland.)


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Spring 2015



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This graduate-level course is a computationally focused introduction to elliptic curves, with applications to number theory and cryptography.

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Andrew Sutherland. 18.783 Elliptic Curves, Spring 2015. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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