Information Entropy

From the course by University of Colorado System
Cryptography and Information Theory
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University of Colorado System
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Course 1 of 4 in the Specialization Applied Cryptography
From the lesson
Information Entropy
This module studies information entropy to quantify randomness. Information entropy can be used to measure the strength of the key or the secret information that determines the security of a cryptosystem against an attacker who does not know the random key.

Meet the Instructors

  • Sang-Yoon Chang
    Sang-Yoon Chang
    Assistant Professor
    Computer Science