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UK Lecture by Whitfield Diffie on Public Key Cryptography

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UK-based developers -- Julian]

----- Forwarded message from Peter Cameron -----

From: Peter Cameron <P.J.Cameron@qmw.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 4 Feb 1999 09:49:57 GMT
Subject: Lecture by Whitfield Diffie

Dr Whitfield Diffie, one of the discoverers of public-key cryptography,
will give a lecture entitled

"Non-secret Encryption and Public Key Cryptography"

in the Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, University College, London,
on Thursday 29 April 1999 at 17:30.

He will discuss the history of public-key cryptography and, in particular,
its independent (but earlier and unpublished) discovery by a group at
GCHQ under the name "Non-secret encryption".

The talk is sponsored by the British Society for the History of Mathematics
and the Department of Computer Science, UCL. Dr Diffie is at Sun

----- End of forwarded message from Peter Cameron -----

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