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Crato, Nuno

Figuring It Out

Crato, Nuno - Figuring It Out, ebook

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Table of contents

1. The Dinner Table Algorithm
Nuno Crato

2. Cutting the Christmas Cake
Nuno Crato

3. Oranges and Computers
Nuno Crato

4. When Two and Two Don’t Make Four
Nuno Crato

5. Getting More Intelligent Every Day
Nuno Crato

6. The Other Lane Always Goes Faster
Nuno Crato

7. Shoelaces and Neckties
Nuno Crato

8. Number Puzzles
Nuno Crato

9. Tossing a Coin
Nuno Crato

10. The Switch
Nuno Crato

11. Eubulides, The Heap and The Euro
Nuno Crato

12. How GPS Works
Nuno Crato

13. Gear Wheels
Nuno Crato

14. February 29
Nuno Crato

15. The Nonius Scale
Nuno Crato

16. Pedro Nunes’ Map
Nuno Crato

17. Lighthouse Geometry
Nuno Crato

18. Asteroids and Least Squares
Nuno Crato

19. The Useful Man and the Genius
Nuno Crato

20. Alice and Bob1

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21. Inviolate Cybersecrets
Nuno Crato

22. Quantum Cryptography
Nuno Crato

23. The FBI Wavelet
Nuno Crato

24. The Enigma Machine
Nuno Crato

25. The Vitruvian Man
Nuno Crato

26. The Golden Number
Nuno Crato

27. The Geometry of A4 Paper Sizes
Nuno Crato

28. The Strange Worlds of Escher
Nuno Crato

29. Escher and the Möbius Strip
Nuno Crato

30. Picasso, Einstein and the Fourth Dimension
Nuno Crato

31. Pollock’s Fractals
Nuno Crato

32. Voronoi Diagrams
Nuno Crato

33. The Platonic Solids
Nuno Crato

34. Pythagorean Mosquitoes
Nuno Crato

35. The Most Beautiful of All
Nuno Crato

36. The Power of Math
Nuno Crato

37. Doubts in the Realm of Certainty
Nuno Crato

38. When Chance Enhances Reliability
Nuno Crato

39. The Difficulty of Chance
Nuno Crato

40. Conjectures and Proofs
Nuno Crato

41. Mr. Benford
Nuno Crato

42. Financial Fractals
Nuno Crato

43. Turing’s Test
Nuno Crato

44. DNA Computers
Nuno Crato

45. Magical Multiplication
Nuno Crato

46. π Day
Nuno Crato

47. The Best Job in the World
Nuno Crato

48. Electoral Paradoxes
Nuno Crato

49. The Melon Paradox
Nuno Crato

50. The Cupcake Paradox
Nuno Crato

51. Infinity
Nuno Crato

52. Unfair Games
Nuno Crato

53. Monsieur Bertrand
Nuno Crato

54. Boy or Girl?
Nuno Crato

55. A Puzzle for Christmas
Nuno Crato

56. Crisis Time for Easter Eggs
Nuno Crato

Keywords: Mathematics, Mathematics, general, Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642048333

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