caesar shift


caesar shift
noun

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  • Caesar Shift — Schematische Darstellung einer Verschiebechiffre hier mit Schlüssel C, also Verschiebung um drei Buchstaben Die Verschiebechiffre (auch als Caesar Verschlüsselung, Caesar Verschiebung oder schlicht als „Einfacher Caesar“ bezeichnet) ist ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Caesar cipher — The action of a Caesar cipher is to replace each plaintext letter with one fixed number of places down the alphabet. This example is with a shift of three, so that a B in the p …   Wikipedia

  • caesar substitution — noun also caesar shift Usage: usually capitalized C cryptography : the replacement of each letter in a text by the one at a certain constant distance in the alphabet, especially a normal alphabet compare julius caesar cipher …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vigenère cipher — The Vigenère cipher is a method of encrypting alphabetic text by using a series of different Caesar ciphers based on the letters of a keyword. It is a simple form of polyalphabetic substitution.The Vigenère (pronEng|ˌviːdʒɪˈnɛəɹ, veedj ih nair )… …   Wikipedia

  • Classical cipher — A cipher is a means of concealing a message, where letters of the message are substituted or transposed for other letters, letter pairs, and sometimes for many letters. In cryptography, a classical cipher is a type of cipher that was used… …   Wikipedia

  • M-209 — can also refer to a highway in the U.S. state of Michigan; see M 209 (Michigan highway) In cryptography, the M 209, designated CSP 1500 by the Navy (C 38 by the manufacturer) is a portable, mechanical cipher machine used by the US military… …   Wikipedia

  • Alberti cipher disk — The Alberti cipher disk, also called formula, is a cipher disc which was described by Leon Battista Alberti in his treatise De Cifris of 1467. The device embodies the first example of polyalphabetic substitution with mixed alphabets and variable… …   Wikipedia

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