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


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Preface
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
Bibliography
Index.


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