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Written on: 23/01/2009 by p955432 (1 review written)
I am very interested in code breaking, this book was fantastic esprecially how he devised the frequency table...to find the most common letter in the english alphabet. I felt that it was excellent, i advise every body to read this book.......
he should have give a brief history about al-kindi because he was the first person to decode,
this book is one in a million
well done SIMON SINGH… Read Full Review
Written on: 09/09/2008
I studied Computer Security and this book was technically correct and explained well. Combined with the history of what was motivating the improvements in cryptoanalysis I found this book hard to put down. A must read - I enjoyed this book immensely and was sorry to finish it… Read Full Review
Written on: 07/09/2004 by AUS critic (8 reviews written)
Simon Singh, The Code Book: The Secret History of Codes and Code-breaking - People love secrets. Ever since the first word was written, humans have sent coded messages to each other. In The Code Book, Simon Singh, author of the bestselling Fermat's Enigma, offers a peek into the world of cryptography and codes, from ancient texts through computer encryption. Singh's compelling history is woven through with stories of how codes and ciphers have played a vital role in warfare, politics, and royal… Read Full Review
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Written by plappen
" Insightful View of the Universe as a Being " Read More
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Written by georgecox220
" Newly published sequel " Read More
Written by E.V.Guest
"Another book on climate change!", surely many of us would lament.
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