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Author Bloch, William Goldbloom.
Title The unimaginable mathematics of Borges' Library of Babel [electronic resource] / William Goldbloom Bloch.
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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 Electronic Book  PQ7797.B635 Z63438 2008eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (xx, 192 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-185) and index.
Contents Combinatorics : contemplating variations of the 23 letters -- Information theory : cataloging the collection -- Real analysis : the book of sand -- Topology and cosmology : the universe (which others call the library) -- Geometry and graph theory : ambiguity and access -- More combinatorics : disordering into order -- A homomorphism : structure into meaning -- Critical points -- Openings.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986 -- Knowledge -- Mathematics.
Mathematics and literature.
Mathematics -- Philosophy.
Related To Print version: Bloch, William Goldbloom. The unimaginable mathematics of Borges' Library of Babel. Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2008. Bloch, William Goldbloom. Unimaginable mathematics of Borges' Library of Babel. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008 9780195334579 0195334574 (DLC) 2008017271
ISBN 9780199715169 (electronic bk.)
0199715165 (electronic bk.)
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