I have taken some courses on algebra like abstract algebra, linear algebra etc. I want to know more on the application of algebra to cryptography.I don't know if anyone can be of help. thanks.
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You could start by taking a look at public-key cryptosystems like RSA or ElGamal, they are defined over an algebraic group and are based on the group properties. You will see how many concepts from algebra are involved, e.g., the Chinese Remainder Theorem, the Discrete Logarithm Problem...