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Excuse me in advance for the generality of the question I am about to ask, I am not even sure if this is the place to ask... but here I go!

Let me start by mentioning a little about my academic background:

I recently finished my Mathematics BSc and I am starting an MSc in Mathematics on September. I did my Final degree thesis on Tannakian Categories and I have a good background in topics such as algebraic number theory, algebraic geometry (I have a good knowledge of scheme theory) and algebraic topology. When it comes to programming, I know C, C++, Python and R.

And here's the question:

I would like to find a good book/online course in order to learn a bit about Cryptography, most preferably following a deep mathematical approach, but combining it with programming in any of the latter languages, so that I can see an application. I don't mind learning another language, by the way :)

Thanks in advance!

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  1. i think “ Introduction to Modern Cryptography “ by Jonathan Katz and Yehuda Lindell is a very good book for your requirements.
  2. you could also try "Foundations of Cryptography” by Oded Goldreich.
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  • $\begingroup$ Foundations of Cryptography is very theoretical. $\endgroup$ – Occams_Trimmer Jul 15 '17 at 14:50
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    $\begingroup$ @Occams_Trimmer but he will relate to it because of its mathematic approach. $\endgroup$ – odu9 Jul 15 '17 at 14:51
  • $\begingroup$ @odu9 Thank you very much! Both books are exactly what I was looking for. $\endgroup$ – GSF Jul 15 '17 at 19:18

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