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Cryptography, A Study on Secret Writings

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Cryptography, A Study on Secret Writings
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Publisher: Aegean Park Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1125391731
Number of pages: 238

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This book is a classic in cryptographic literature. Text is divided into parts: Descriptions of the principal systems of cryptography; Examples of deciphering (cryptanalysis); Lists and tables with bibliography; plus an important section titled 'The Playfair Cipher'. This latter section is written by Lt. Commander W.W. Smith, U.S. Navy. Here the student is taken step-by-step through the solution of a Playfair Cipher problem.

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