Maths prize could revolutionise encryption

    Date29 May 2000
    CategoryCryptography
    3749
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    A £3.6m mathematics competition announced Wednesday could spark a revolution in computer security and online privacy experts believe. The competition is sponsored by the Clay Mathematics Institute in the US and was revealed at the Millennium Mathematics Conference in . . . A £3.6m mathematics competition announced Wednesday could spark a revolution in computer security and online privacy experts believe. The competition is sponsored by the Clay Mathematics Institute in the US and was revealed at the Millennium Mathematics Conference in France. Entrants must tackle some of the world's most perplexing unsolved mathematical problems including the Reimann Hypothesis.
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