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"Those who delight in puzzles can find much to ponder on here," declared Science News Letter of this excellent introduction to cryptography. Concise and simple explanations cover transposition and substitution ciphers, codes, and their solutions. More than 150 problems provide practical applications as well as tests of ingenuity.

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Excellent introduction features concise and simple explanations that cover transposition and substitution ciphers, codes, and their solutions. More than 150 problems provide practical applications as well as tests of ingenuity.

Synopsis:

Elementary account of ciphers, history, types, etc., with 151 examples of ciphers and codes. Solutions. Good introduction for beginners.

Table of Contents

  Preface

I. Secret Weapon No. One

II. The History of Secret Writing

III. Transposition Ciphers

IV. Substitution Ciphers

V. Codes Compared with Ciphers

VI. Cryptanalysis

    Transposition Ciphers

    Informal Substitution Ciphers

    Formal Substitution Ciphers

VII. Problems

VIII. Solutions

  Appendices

  a. Some notes on the enciphering of Japanese

  b. The Baconian biliteral cipher

  c. Frequency tables

  d. Bibliography

  e. Definitions

  Index

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780486202471
Author:
Smith, Laurence D.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
General
Subject:
Communication
Subject:
Business Writing
Subject:
Puzzles
Subject:
Cryptography
Subject:
Ciphers
Subject:
Humor : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19550631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8 x 8 in 0.42 lb
Age Level:
from 10

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"Synopsis" by , Excellent introduction features concise and simple explanations that cover transposition and substitution ciphers, codes, and their solutions. More than 150 problems provide practical applications as well as tests of ingenuity.
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Elementary account of ciphers, history, types, etc., with 151 examples of ciphers and codes. Solutions. Good introduction for beginners.
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