Franz Lemmermeyer

Elementary Number Theory



Homework is always due one week after hand-out except when stated otherwise. Solutions will be posted after all students have turned their homework in.


Here are a few books I recommend It is sufficient to be familiar with the lecture notes on this page. This remark should not keep you from looking at other books, however.


I've been asked about cryptography by some. I will probably offer an unofficial course on crypto and coding next semester.
If you want to read something on your own, see whether you can find a copy of Buchmann's book in one of the libraries around here. You may also look at lecture notes on the web, such as those listed here.