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The Numbers Behind Numb3rs : Solving Crime with Mathematics
by Keith Devlin and Ph.D. Gary Lorden


Overview - The companion to the hit CBS crime series Numb3rs presents the fascinating way mathematics is used to fight real-life crime
Using the popular CBS prime-time TV crime series Numb3rs as a springboard, Keith Devlin (known to millions of NPR listeners as the Math Guy on NPR's 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.
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Overview
The companion to the hit CBS crime series Numb3rs presents the fascinating way mathematics is used to fight real-life crime
Using the popular CBS prime-time TV crime series Numb3rs as a springboard, Keith Devlin (known to millions of NPR listeners as the Math Guy on NPR's 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 in state-of-the-art criminal investigations.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780452288577
  • ISBN-10: 0452288576
  • Publisher: Plume Books
  • Publish Date: August 2007
  • Page Count: 243
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.04 x 5.4 x 0.55 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.49 pounds


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