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ci·pher also cy·pher (s f r). n. 1.

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Tweakable Block Ciphers
Stream Ciphers
Cryptanalysis of Block Ciphers with Overdefined Systems of Equations
Strings and Ciphers
Mehran Sahami. Handout #26. CS 106A.
Solved: The Ciphers in Book iii of 1 Johannes Trithemius and the
1606 it was known that similar ciphers were present in Books i and ii.

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The Thomas Beale Cipher
By Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg The Thomas Beale Cipher is the true story of an unsolved code, animated in a gorgeous blend of analaog textures and digtal techniques. The film itself contains 16 hidden messages -- and no one has solved all 16 yet.
A Classic That Still Vexes as It Pleases
Are its characters underdrawn ciphers or larger-than-life archetypes? These questions have been loudly revived by a debate that has broken out over a new production, directed by Diane Paulus in Cambridge, Mass.
Graham Sleight's Yesterday's Tomorrows: JG Ballard
His characters are ciphers, his plots are straightforward and one book is often very similar to the next.
The Killer (1989) vs. Hard Boiled (1992)
It also doesn't help that the film is largely peopled by ciphers, ciphers who aren't particularly fun to spend time with.
Self-Expression Through House Dance Culture
On an average night, people will primarily sip on their drinks, check each other out and perform some two-steps at best -- no house dance, of course, and certainly no ciphers.

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Cipher - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In cryptography, a cipher (or cypher) is an algorithm for performing encryption or decryption — a series of well-defined steps that can be followed as a procedure.
Cipher Tools
Braingle: Codes, Ciphers, Encryption and Cryptography
Historical Ciphers
Descriptions of Historical Ciphers.
Codes, Ciphers, & Codebreaking

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