The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects brings together authors from a variety of specialties to present fascinating problems and solutions in recreational mathematics. Game Theory in Action is an undergraduate textbook about using game theory across a range of real-life scenarios. From traffic accidents to the sex lives of lizards, Stephen… (More)
When I started reading this book, I didn't know that I would finish it about the time of George Boole's 200th birthday, but it was a nice note. Claude Shannon worked during my lifetime and probably most of yours. The two of them don't get the attention that other luminaries of computing do, but their contributions rank with In some ways their work is more… (More)
Frei has recently introduced a new technique (histogram hyperbolization) for image enhancement by the manipulation of the picture brightness levels. An alternative derivation of Frei's result, both simpler and more general, is presented.