2008

Number Story

From Counting to Cryptography

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ISBN: 978-1-84800-000-1 (Print) 978-1-84800-001-8 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Pages 1-16

    The First Numbers

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    Pages 17-30

    Discovering Numbers

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    Pages 31-59

    Some Number Tricks

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    Pages 61-84

    Some Tricky Numbers

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    Pages 85-100

    Some Useful Numbers

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    Pages 101-116

    On the Trail of New Numbers

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    Pages 117-136

    Glimpses of Infinity

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    Pages 137-164

    Applications of Number: Chance

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    Pages 165-183

    The Complex History of the Imaginary

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    Pages 185-208

    From Imaginary to Complex

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    Pages 209-228

    The Number Line under the Microscope

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    Pages 229-261

    Application of Number: Codes and Public Key Cryptography

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 263-314

    For Connoisseurs

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 315-323