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6. Practical security

6. Practical security  

Fred Piper and Sean Murphy

in Cryptography: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2002
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Sep 2013
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9780191775741
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803153.003.0006
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9780192803153
‘Practical security’ reviews the levels of security offered by algorithms and how implementers decide which algorithms to use. Realistic security and different forms of attack are ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

Geoffrey Nowell-Smith

in The History of Cinema: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2017
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Nov 2017
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9780191788963
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10.1093/actrade/9780198701774.003.0001
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9780198701774
What is cinema? What is history? And what is the history of cinema? Cinema is a complex of things: a technology, an industry, an art form, a way or ways of rendering the world as images and ... More
2. Technology

2. Technology  

Geoffrey Nowell-Smith

in The History of Cinema: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2017
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Nov 2017
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9780191788963
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10.1093/actrade/9780198701774.003.0002
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9780198701774
‘Technology’ considers a range of technological developments that were important in the evolution of cinema: making images move, the introduction and synchronization of sound, colour film, ... More
5. Cinema and the outer world

5. Cinema and the outer world  

Geoffrey Nowell-Smith

in The History of Cinema: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2017
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Nov 2017
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9780191788963
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10.1093/actrade/9780198701774.003.0005
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9780198701774
The world in which cinema grew up was one of constant change, not always for the better. There was technological change, of which the cinema itself was part. There were wars and ... More
6. Conclusion: seven epochs of cinema

6. Conclusion: seven epochs of cinema  

Geoffrey Nowell-Smith

in The History of Cinema: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2017
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Nov 2017
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9780191788963
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10.1093/actrade/9780198701774.003.0006
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9780198701774
The cinema has not developed in a straight line, nor has it simply progressed to greater and greater achievements. Instead, it developed in different ways in different places at different ... More
Film: A Very Short Introduction

Film: A Very Short Introduction  

Michael Wood

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191775826
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803535.001.0001
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9780192803535
Film: A Very Short Introduction is a brief history and examination of the medium of film, studying its role and impact on society, as well as its future in the digital age. ... More
3. The first casualty: journalists at war

3. The first casualty: journalists at war  

Ian Hargreaves

in Journalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Aug 2014
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Aug 2014
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9780191780042
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10.1093/actrade/9780199686872.003.0004
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It was in the ‘Balkan wars’ of the 1990s that the news media and the military started to understand the extent to which digital media were reshaping the craft of war reporting. Journalists ... More
The History of Cinema: A Very Short Introduction

The History of Cinema: A Very Short Introduction  

Geoffrey Nowell-Smith

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Nov 2017
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Nov 2017
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9780191788963
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198701774.001.0001
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9780198701774
Cinema was the first, and arguably the greatest, of the industrialized art forms that dominated the cultural life of the 20th century. It continues to adapt and grow as new technologies and ... More
8. Digital cinema and the internet

8. Digital cinema and the internet  

Peter Decherney

in Hollywood: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2016
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Dec 2015
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9780190454340
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199943548.003.0009
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9780199943548
The incorporation of digital images into film and television is as much a revolution as sound, color, or widescreen cinema. And as competition from small and international media companies ... More
3. The colour of money

3. The colour of money  

Michael Wood

in Film: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191775826
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803535.003.0003
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9780192803535
Film began as a very small business — a dramatic invention but a tiny piece of the world of entertainment — but before long a wildly profitable industry arose around it. ‘The colour of ... More
5. Modern algorithms

5. Modern algorithms  

Fred Piper and Sean Murphy

in Cryptography: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2002
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Sep 2013
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9780191775741
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803153.003.0005
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9780192803153
‘Modern algorithms’ discusses more complex cipher systems that use an encoding scheme to convert the message into a sequence of binary digits (bits). The most commonly used scheme is ASCII. ... More
8. Digital: after the deluge

8. Digital: after the deluge  

Ian Hargreaves

in Journalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Aug 2014
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Aug 2014
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9780191780042
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10.1093/actrade/9780199686872.003.0009
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9780199686872
What is journalism’s future? ‘Digital: after the deluge’ considers the ‘new media’ services—blogs, Google, Twitter, Facebook—that have transformed the way that people gather, edit, access, ... More
Introduction: waiting for the endgame

Introduction: waiting for the endgame  

Ian Hargreaves

in Journalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Aug 2014
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Aug 2014
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9780191780042
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10.1093/actrade/9780199686872.003.0001
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9780199686872
In the first few years of the 21st century, the digital ‘communications revolution’ provided entirely new global platforms capable of delivering online news, in all media. The ... More
4. Star-struck: journalism as entertainment

4. Star-struck: journalism as entertainment  

Ian Hargreaves

in Journalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Aug 2014
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Aug 2014
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9780191780042
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10.1093/actrade/9780199686872.003.0005
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9780199686872
Journalism has always entertained as well as informed, but has the recent instinct to amuse driven out the will, and depleted the resource, for serious reporting and analysis? ‘Star-struck: ... More
6. The disruptive computer

6. The disruptive computer  

Darrel Ince

in The Computer: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777899
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10.1093/actrade/9780199586592.003.0006
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9780199586592
‘The disruptive computer’ assesses the many ways in which computers have affected the way we interact with each other. There are two types of disruption arising from computer use: low-end ... More
1. The data explosion

1. The data explosion  

Dawn E. Holmes

in Big Data: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2017
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Nov 2017
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9780191824616
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10.1093/actrade/9780198779575.003.0001
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9780198779575
‘The data explosion’ introduces the reader to the diversity of data in general before explaining how the digital age has led to changes in the way we define data. Big data is introduced ... More
5. Electronic sound

5. Electronic sound  

Mike Goldsmith

in Sound: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2015
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Dec 2015
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9780191785603
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10.1093/actrade/9780198708445.003.0005
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9780198708445
‘Electronic sound’ explains the conversion of sound to electricity through the development of microphones, amplifiers, and loudspeakers. There are several types of microphones, but only ... More
7. Home video and Indiewood

7. Home video and Indiewood  

Peter Decherney

in Hollywood: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2016
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Dec 2015
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9780190454340
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10.1093/actrade/9780199943548.003.0008
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9780199943548
‘Home video and Indiewood’ describes how in the 1970s and 1980s home video took Hollywood by surprise. The industry took time adjusting to the changes wrought by the new medium, but in the ... More
Cryptography: A Very Short Introduction

Cryptography: A Very Short Introduction  

Fred Piper and Sean Murphy

Print Publication Year: 
May 2002
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775741
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803153.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780192803153
Cryptography: A Very Short Introduction provides a clear and informative introduction to cryptography and data protection — subjects of considerable social and political ... More
7. Uses of cryptography

7. Uses of cryptography  

Fred Piper and Sean Murphy

in Cryptography: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2002
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775741
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803153.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192803153
‘Uses of cryptography’ reviews the applications for cryptographic algorithms other than for confidentiality. Cryptography is now used for data integrity, entity authentication, data origin ... More

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