Volume 21 - Issue 1 - September 1988

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Cryptographic uses of large numbers
   Fred Piper
   pp. 1-8

General meanness
   John MacNeill
   pp. 9-12

Highly composite numbers
   Robert Cannell
   pp. 1317

   D. J. Colwell, J. R. Gillett
   pp. 1820

A graphical interpretation of the Romberg integration process
   Tony Croft
   pp. 2022

Computer column
   Mike Piff
   pp. 22-23

Letter to the Editor: Subject Index
   Greg Attwood
   p. 24

Letter to the Editor: The Knight's Tour
   Hans Engelhaupt
   p. 24

Letter to the Editor: The 1988 puzzle
   K. M. Williams
   p. 25

Letter to the Editor: Pascal's semi-infinite plane
   R. F. Talbot
   pp. 25-26

Letter to the Editor: Pythagorean triangles and √2
   Paul de Sa
   pp. 26-27

Letter to the Editor: The calculation of π
   Amites Sarkar
   p. 27

Letter to the Editor: Divisibility by 7
   Eddie Kent
   p. 28

Problems and Solutions
   pp. 28-32

Book review: The Pólya Picture Album-Encounters of a Mathematician
   Edited by G. L. Alexanderson (Birkhäuser, 1987)
   David Sharpe
   pp. 32-33

Book review: The History of Mathematics: A Reader
   Edited by J. Fauvel, J Gray (Macmillan Education, 1987)
   R. J. Webster
   p. 33

Book review: Discovering Mathematics: The Art of Investigation
   by A. Gardiner (Clarendon Press, 1987)
   A. K. Austin
   pp. 33-34

Book review: Alpha Mathematics Handbook
   by L. Råde (Chartwell-Bratt, 1987)
   David Sharpe
   p. 34

Book review: A Diary on Information Theory
   by A. Rényi (John Wiley and Son, 1984)
   Peter Foster
   p. 34

Book review: Discrete Mathematics and Algebraic Structures
   by L. J. Gerstein (W. H. Freeman and Company, 1987)
   John MacNeill
   p. 35

Book review: Principles of Dynamics
   by J. Grosjean (Stanley Thornes (Publishers) Ltd, 1986)
   D. M. Burley
   p. 35

Book review: Introduction to Discrete Mathematics for
   Software Engineers by T. Denver (Macmillan, 1986)
   Mike Holcombe
   pp. 35-36

Book review: Centres of Gravity
   Micros in Mathemacs (MIME) Project (John Wiley Software, 1986)
   Mike Piff
   p. 36

Book review: Introduction to Probability
   by D. R. Robinson, A. W. Bowman (Adam Hilger, 1986)
   Mike Piff
   p. 36