In Code: A Mathematical Journey

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Profile, 2000 - Coding theory - 271 pages
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At the age of 16, Sarah won the 1999 Irish Young Scientist of the Year award with her "Cayley-Purser algorithm", an innovative, speedy and secure system of encoding data on the Internet. This book, co-written with her father David, tells the story of her life, mathematics and making codes.

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User Review  - uawelder - LibraryThing

I found this book to be both enjoyable and educational. I learned about some interesting existing encryption methods, the math that supports them, and ultimately how they might be compromised. She has done an excellent job and i certainly hope this is more than just a 15sec of fame for her. Read full review

IN CODE: A Mathematical Journey

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A young Irishwoman's account of the mathematical studies that made her Young Scientist of the Year.Flannery, now a first-year student at Cambridge, grew up solving logic puzzles posed by her father, a ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

David Flannery was born in 1952. He lectures in mathematics at Cork Institute of Technology.

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