Pronunciation: /ki/ Explain
is something that allows you to
an encrypted message. A key can be a book, a set of characters or numbers,
a template, or anything that allows you to decrypt a message.
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, key. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 105. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015.
- Simon Singh. The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography. reprint edition. Anchor. August 29, 2000. Last Accessed 8/7/2018. Buy the book
- John Hershey. Cryptography Demystified. McGraw-Hill Professional. August 23, 2002. Last Accessed 8/7/2018. Buy the book
- Chey Cobb. Cryptography for Dummies. pp 79-92. For Dummies. January 30, 2004. Last Accessed 8/7/2018. Buy the book
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Key. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. https://www.allmathwords.org/en/k/key.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
8/7/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra protocol. (McAdams, David E.)
3/4/2010: Added "References". (McAdams, David E.)
2/19/2008: Corrected spelling error. (McAdams, David E.)
7/12/2007: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)