Table of contents for The pleasures of counting / T.W. Korner.

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Part I. The Uses of Abstraction: 1. Unfeeling statistics
2. Prelude to a battle
3. Blackett
4. Aircraft versus submarine
Part II. Meditations On Measurement: 5. Biology in a darkened room
6. Physics in a darkened room
7. Subtle is the Lord
8. A Quaker mathematician
9. Richardson on war
Part III. The Pleasures Of Computation: 10. Some classic algorithms
11. Some modern algorithms
12. Deeper matters
13. Enigma
14. The Poles
15. Bletchley
16. Echoes
Part IV. The Pleasures Of Thought: 17. Time and chance
18. Two mathematics lessons
19. Last thoughts
Appendix A. Further reading
Appendix B. Sources
Appendix C. Some notations

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mathematics Popular works