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Numbers Behind NUMB3RS Solving Crime with Mathematics

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ISBN-10: 0452288576

ISBN-13: 9780452288577

Edition: 2007

Authors: Gary Lorden, Keith Devlin, Keith Devlin

List price: $17.00
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The companion to the hit CBS crime series Numb3rspresents the fascinating way mathematics is used to fight real-life crime Using the popular CBS prime-time TV crime series Numb3rsas a springboard, Keith Devlin (known to millions of NPR listeners as the Math Guy on NPRs Weekend Edition with Scott Simon) and Gary Lorden (the principal math advisor to Numb3rs) explain real-life mathematical techniques used by the FBI and other law enforcement agencies to catch and convict criminals. From forensics to counterterrorism, the Riemann hypothesis to image enhancement, solving murders to beating casinos, Devlin and Lorden present compelling cases that illustrate how advanced mathematics can be used…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/28/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English