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The code book how to make it, break it, hack it, crack it

Simon Singh 2002, c2001

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  • Title:
    The code book how to make it, break it, hack it, crack it
  • Author: Simon Singh
  • Subjects: Coding theory. ^A76145; Cryptography; Coding theory. UNAUTHORIZED; Cryptography; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Writing UNAUTHORIZED; Electronic books. ^A335341
  • Description: A history of codes and the methodologies for forming and breaking them, from ancient times to modern computers. It's known as the science of secrecy. Cryptography: the encoding and decoding of private information. And it is history's most fascinating story of intrigue and cunning. From Julius Caesar and his Caesar Cipher to the code used by Mary Queen of Scots and her conspiracy to the use of the Engima machine during the Second World War, Simon Singh follows the evolution of secret writing. Accessible, compelling, and timely, this international bestseller, now adapted for young people, is sure to make readers see the past-and the future-in a whole new way.
  • Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press
  • Creation Date: 2002, c2001
  • Format: 1 online resource (263 pages) : illustrations.
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN9780375890123 (electronic bk.);ISBN0375890122 (electronic bk.)
  • OCLC Number: 441343558
  • Institution Zone MMS ID: 9925590033403373$$I01TRAILS_UM_SAL
  • Network Zone MMS ID: 9910280442103366
  • Source: 01TRAILS ALMA

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