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Published: 29 August 2002

160 Pages | numerous halftones & line illus

ISBN: 9780192803153

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Cryptography: A Very Short Introduction

Fred Piper and Sean Murphy

Very Short Introductions

  • The authors are both experts in the theory and practice of codes and their decipherment
  • Written in a fluid and lively style to appeal to the non-mathematical reader
  • Covers issues such as data protection, and applications of cryptography in modern technology
  • Takes the reader through the actual processes of developing codes and deciphering them