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Thorough, systematic introduction to serious cryptography, especially strong in modern forms of cipher solution used by experts. Nihilist, grille, U. S. Army, key-phrase, multiple-alphabet, Gronsfeld, Porta, Beaufort, periodic ciphers, and more. Simple and advanced methods. 166 specimens to solve — with solutions.

Synopsis:

Thorough, systematic introduction to serious cryptography, especially strong in modern forms of cipher solution used by experts. Nihilist, grille, U. S. Army, key-phrase, multiple-alphabet, Gronsfeld, Porta, Beaufort, periodic ciphers and more. Simple and advanced methods. 166 specimens to solveR

Synopsis:

Thorough, systematic introduction to serious cryptography, especially strong in modern forms of cipher solution used by experts. Simple and advanced methods. 166 specimens to solve — with solutions.

Table of Contents

Preface

General Information

Concealment Devices

Transposition Types

Geometrical Types--The Nihilist Transposition

Geometrical Types--The Turning Grille

Irregular Types--Columnar Transposition

"General Methods--Multiple Anagramming, Etc."

Substitution Types

Simple Substitution--Fundamentals

The Consonant-Line Short Cut

  A Method for Attacking Difficult Cases (by George C. Lamb)

Simple Substitution with Complexities

Multiple-Alphabet Ciphers--The Vigenere

"The Gronsfeld, Porta, and Beaufort Ciphers"

The Kasiski Method for Periodic Ciphers

Miscellaneous Phases of Vigenere Decryptment

Auto-Encipherment

Some Periodic Number-Ciphers

Periodic Ciphers with Mixed Alphabets

Polyalphabetical Encipherment Applied by Groups

Vigenere with Key-Progression

Polygram Substitution--The Playfair Cipher

Highlights of Fractional Substitution

Investigating the Unknown Cipher

Appendix

  English Frequency and Sequence Data

  Comparative Table of Single-Letter Frequencies

  Chart Showing Normal Contact Percentages (by F.R. Carter)

  Chart Showing Frequencies of English Digrams (by O. Phelps Meaker)

  Some Foreign Language Data

  Bibliography (by W.D. Witt)

  The Commonest English Words (by Frank R. Fraprie)

  English Trigrams (by Frank R. Fraprie)

  English Digrams (by Frank R. Fraprie)

Solutions

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486200972
Author:
Gaines, Helen Fouche
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Gaines, Helen F.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Communication
Subject:
Puzzles
Subject:
Cryptography
Subject:
Translating & Interpreting
Subject:
Ciphers
Subject:
Reference-Editing
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19890431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.64 lb

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