##### Department of Mathematics,

University of California San Diego

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### Math 196/296 - Student Colloquium

## Kristin Lauter

#### Microsoft Research

## Cryptography and expander graphs

##### Abstract:

This talk will explain one of the basic building blocks of cryptography, cryptographic hash functions, and relate them to another beautiful mathematical object: expander graphs.

Host: David Meyer

### November 30, 2006

### 11:00 AM

### AP&M B402A

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