Cryptanalysis - A Study of Ciphers and Their Solution by Helen F. Gaines

By Helen F. Gaines

Gaines's Cryptanalysis (formerly released as Elementary Cryptanalysis) is a typical basic and intermediate textual content for folks heavily drawn to smooth technology tools for enciphering and interpreting cryptograms. It doesn't easily repeat older fabric, yet comprises a lot approximately glossy cryptanalysis that isn't mostly identified other than to specialists. it truly is particularly robust in smooth types of cipher solution.
This transparent and thorough textual content additionally offers the reader with 166 specimen codes to resolve. This version for the 1st time additionally contains ideas. a unique appendix contains ultimate letters, series charts, digram, trigram tables, commonest phrases in English and frequencies in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese.

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Couple dance in longways set, couple facing couple, about six paces apart. Free hands are always on hips, fingers forward. FIGURE 1 A l Bars 1-2 Partners hold inside hands, elbows bent, hands held at shoulder level (man R. girl L . ) . Starting with L . F . couples advance towards one another with 4 walking steps (Springsteg). Rest for Beats 2-3 of Bar 2 with feet together. 3 L . Dalsteg on the spot (raising L . F . ) . 4 R. Dalsteg on spot. 5-6 Repeat Bars 1-2 commencing with R . F . 7 R. Dalsteg on spot.

F . over. NOTE: Men may raise knees in straight line with thigh. The narrowness of the girl's traditional costume would prevent her from doing this, s o her steps are lower. CUTTING STEP Each complete step takes 1 bar of music. Count 1 and, 2 and, Beat 1 Step on R . F . behind L . F . "and" Skip on R . F . moving L . F . behind R . F . 2 W e i g h t on L . F . behind R . F . "and" Skip on L . F . moving R . F . behind L . F . Steps should be very small, feet near the floor. VEHELIACNIK " A " or Toe-Heel Step Each complete step takes 1 bar.

Steps for men — girls contra. Each step takes 2 bars of music. Count 1, 2; 1 and, 2; F e e t should be p l a c e d heels together, leading foot pointing in l . o . d . the other foot pointing directly at partner. T h e s e foot positions are held throughout step. Weight Bar 1 Beat 1 on L . F . , swing R . F . a c r o s s L . F . transferring weight to R . F . and bring L . F . up behind R . calf. 2 Hop on R . F . at the same time kicking L . l e g out to L . Bar 2 Beats 1 and 2 Step L . R . F .

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