Kasiski

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Friedrich Kasiski
... Major Friedrich Wilhelm Kasiski (29 November 1805 – 22 May 1881) was a German infantry officer, cryptographer and archeologist ... Kasiski was born in Schlochau, Kingdom of Prussia (now Człuchów, Poland) ...
Kasiski Examination - How It Works
... The Kasiski examination allows a cryptanalyst to deduce the length of the keyword used in the polyalphabetic substitution cipher ... The Kasiski examination involves looking for strings of characters that are repeated in the ciphertext ... The two instances will encrypt to different ciphertexts and the Kasiski examination will reveal nothing ...
Friedrich Kasiski - Cryptography
... In 1863, Kasiski published a 95-page book on cryptography, Die Geheimschriften und die Dechiffrierkunst (German, "Secret writing and the Art of Deciphering") ... This technique is known as Kasiski examination ... The significance of Kasiski's cryptanalytic work was not widely realised at the time, and he turned his mind to archaeology instead ...