Monday, April 19, 2010

109/365 - Secret Sharing

A clipped pile of papers with numbers on them.
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A pile of points, for use in the Cryptography class which I'm teaching tomorrow. We're discussing Shamir's Secret Sharing Scheme -- a semi-magical method of sharing a secret among several people, so that a certain number have to get together to figure out what the secret is.

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