First Advisor

Seibert, James

Second Advisor

Trenary, Timothy


Regis College

Degree Name



Regis College Senior Honors Program

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Number of Pages

24 pages


Cryptography, the art or science of writing messages in code to disguise the content, has been a source of interest for millenia. Those who exchange secret messages do so through the medium of a cryptosystem, a single set of devices used in order to encrypt plaintext and decrypt ciphertext. This is a study of the Rubik's Cube as a trans-composite cipher.

Date of Award

Spring 2010

Location (Creation)

Colorado (state); Denver (county); Denver (inhabited place)

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