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Lecture on "Cryptography: Secret Codes, Spying and E-Commerce," April 24

Edward W. Felten will deliver a talk entitled "Cryptography: Secret Codes, Spying and E-Commerce" at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, in Reynolds Auditorium, McDonnell Hall.

Felten received a bachelor's degree in physics from the California Institute of Technology. He then attended the University of Washington, where he earned both a master's degree and a doctorate in computer science and engineering. He has been on the faculty of Princeton's computer science department since 1993.

Felton is spending the 2001-2002 academic year on sabbatical leave at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School, working on a book about the impact of the law on technology. His lecture will provide a layperson's introduction to cryptography, using examples from everyday life.

This event is part of the 2002 Evenin Lecture Series and sponsored by the Council on Science and Technology .

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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