By Charles de Lint
Jay Li may be in Chicago, completing highschool and dealing at his family's eating place. as a substitute, as a born member of the Yellow Dragon Clan--part human, half dragon, like his grandmother--he is on a quest even he doesn't comprehend. His trip takes him to Santo del Vado Viejo within the Arizona wasteland, a city overrun via gangs, haunted by way of participants of different animal clans, perfumed by means of scrumptious foodstuff, and set to the beat of Malo Malo, a barrio rock band whose woman lead guitarist captures Jay's middle. He needs to face a chain of harmful, otherworldly--and very human--challenges to develop into the fellow, and dragon, he's intended to be. this can be Charles de Lint at his most sensible!
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Das heißt, es gibt ganze Zahlen s und t mit 1 = s ⋅ a + t ⋅ b . Erfreulicherweise kann man den euklidischen Algorithmus erweitern und so s und t bestimmen. 8=1⋅5+3 1 = −1 ⋅ 5 + 2 ⋅ (8 − 1 ⋅ 5) = 2 ⋅ 8 − 3 ⋅ 5 ⇒ 1 = 2 ⋅ 8 − 3 ⋅ 5 5=1⋅3+2 1 = 3 − 1 ⋅ (5 − 1 ⋅ 3) = −1 ⋅ 5 + 2 ⋅ 3 ⇑ 3=1⋅2+1 ⇒ 1=3−1⋅2 ⇑ Wenn man beim euklidischen Algorithmus unten bei 1 angekommen ist, stellt man die 1 als Diﬀerenz dar und geht von dort nach oben, indem man stets den letzten Rest ersetzt. Die Reste sind hier blau und grün dargestellt, damit man sie gut verfolgen kann.
Potenz zugeordnet (b). Der Wert 224 ist jeweils durch die waagerechte Gerade hervorgehoben Die reelle Potenzfunktion mit dem Exponenten 281 ist in Abb. 4 Kryptograﬁsche Verfahren 39 224 zustande kommt. Als Hilfe ist die waagerechte Gerade in der Höhe 224 eingetragen. Jeder Wert wird nur durch eine einzige Einsetzung erreicht. Dicht benachbarte Werte werden auch durch dicht benachbarte Einsetzungen erhalten. Genau wegen dieser Eigenschaft kann man eine Funktion stetig nennen. Im Gegensatz dazu ist die diskrete Potenzfunktion modulo 437 mit dem Exponenten 281 in Abb.
3 und 7 sind invers zueinander in Z∗10 , denn 3 ⋅ 7 ≡ 1. 10 2 und 4 sind invers zueinander in Z∗7 , denn 2 ⋅ 4 ≡ 1. 7 Das Wort invers kommt vom lateinischen Wort invertere, was umdrehen, zurückdrehen, umwenden bedeutet. Hiermit sind wir an dem tiefsinnigen Grund angekommen, warum die Kryptograﬁe mit den Gruppen Z∗n funktioniert: Hier hat jedes Element ein Inverses und mit diesem kann eine verschlüsselte Zahl entschlüsselt werden. In der Vorschau auf Seite 18 sind e und d invers zueinander, ihr Produkt ist 1 in der Gruppe, die für die Exponenten relevant ist.