Syngress Publishing Announces Publication of "BigNum Math: Implementing Cryptographic Multiple Precisions Arithmetic"
Book Shows How to Implement Efficient Multiple Precision Algorithms
Contact: Amy Pedersen
Rockland, MA--Syngress Publishing, Inc., today announced the publication of "BigNum Math" (ISBN: 1597491128), by Tom St Denis.
Arbitrary precision arithmetic, or "bignum math," is a technique that allows computer programs to perform calculations on extremely large numbers limited only by the available memory of the computer running the program. It is essential for implementing public key algorithms such as RSA, DSA, and elliptic curve cryptography.
According to Tom St Denis, "The ability to perform calculations with large integers is essential for modern computer security algorithms. That is, the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and perform other useful computations with numbers measuring hundreds of digits in length is integral for security (like cryptography). Unfortunately, modern programming languages do not have the native ability to perform work with numbers this large. This book introduces the reader to the subject of 'bignum' mathematics and develops a usable library of algorithms.
Throughout this book I show the reader all the knowledge required from how to add large integers, to how to multiply them, and right into the key algorithms required by modern security algorithms."
PRICE: $49.95 U.S.
PAGE COUNT: 300 PP
About the Author
Tom St Denis is the author of the industry standard LibTom series of
projects. Tom is a senior software developer and cryptographer for the
Advanced Micro Devices Corporation. He has been engaged in various
international development contracts and speaking engagements since 2004.
He is at work on his next book, Cryptography for Developers.
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