Title

WWI and the ADFGX Cipher

Date

5-28-2015 11:30 AM

End Time

28-5-2015 1:30 PM

Location

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

Department

Mathematics

Session Chair

Michael Ward

Session Title

Cryptology Posters

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Cheryl Beaver

Presentation Type

Poster session

Abstract

The German’s used may ways to communicate in WWI, but the most famous was the ADFGX Cipher. This cipher used 2 different well known ciphers in a complicated manner known as Superencipherment. Breaking this cipher lead to the United States and its allies winning WWI!

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May 28th, 11:30 AM May 28th, 1:30 PM

WWI and the ADFGX Cipher

Werner University Center (WUC) Pacific Room

The German’s used may ways to communicate in WWI, but the most famous was the ADFGX Cipher. This cipher used 2 different well known ciphers in a complicated manner known as Superencipherment. Breaking this cipher lead to the United States and its allies winning WWI!