Good, Irving John
Overview
Works:  115 works in 270 publications in 3 languages and 4,502 library holdings 

Genres:  History Trivia and miscellanea Interviews 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Contributor, htt, Author of introduction, Other, edi, Publishing director 
Classifications:  QA273, 519.1 
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Most widely held works about
Irving John Good
 A scientific adventure : reflections on the riddle of relativity by Ian McCausland( )
 Published work of I.J. Good by Irving John Good( Book )
 Errata & addenda to publications by Irving John Good( Book )
 The mathematics of philosophy : a brief review of my work by Irving John Good( Book )
 Shorter publication list by Irving John Good( Book )
 I.J. Good : a sixty minute interview by Irving John Good( Recording )
 An interview with I.J. Good by Irving John Good( Recording )
 The Pamela McCorduck collection by Pamela McCorduck( )
 Irving J. Good Papers by Irving John Good( )
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Most widely held works by
Irving John Good
Good thinking : the foundations of probability and its applications by
Irving John Good(
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22 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Good Thinking is a representative sampling of I.J. Good's writing on a wide range of questions about the foundations of statistical inference, especially where induction intersects with philosophy. Good believes that clear reasoning about many important practical and philosophical questions is impossible except in terms of probability. This book collects from various published sources 23 of Good's articles with an emphasis on more philosophical than mathematical. He covers such topics as rational decisions, randomness, operational research, measurement of knowledge, mathematical discovery, ar
22 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Good Thinking is a representative sampling of I.J. Good's writing on a wide range of questions about the foundations of statistical inference, especially where induction intersects with philosophy. Good believes that clear reasoning about many important practical and philosophical questions is impossible except in terms of probability. This book collects from various published sources 23 of Good's articles with an emphasis on more philosophical than mathematical. He covers such topics as rational decisions, randomness, operational research, measurement of knowledge, mathematical discovery, ar
Information, weight of evidence, the singularity between probability measures and signal detection by
David Bridston Osteyee(
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24 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and German and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
24 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and German and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The estimation of probabilities; an essay on modern Bayesian methods by
Irving John Good(
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32 editions published between 1957 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
32 editions published between 1957 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The scientist speculates: an anthology of partlybaked ideas by
Irving John Good(
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27 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
27 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability and the weighing of evidence by
Irving John Good(
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11 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pure mathematics by
Alan Turing(
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7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Breaking teleprinter ciphers at Bletchley Park : general report on Tunny with emphasis on statistical methods (1945) by
Irving John Good(
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9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This detailed technical account of breaking Tunny is an edition of a report written in 1945, with extensive modern commentary Breaking Teleprinter Ciphers at Bletchley Park gives the full text of the General Report on Tunny (GRT) of 1945, making clear how the ideas, notation and the specially designed machines that were used differ from what was generally accepted in 1945, and, where a modern reader might be misled, from what is understood now. The editors of this book clarify the sometimes slightly strange language of the GRT and explain the text within a variety of contexts in several separate historical story lines, some only implicit in the GRT itself. The first story, told by the authors of the GRT, describes how, using specially designed machines, including from 1944 the "Colossus", the British broke the enciphered teleprinter messages sent by the highest command levels of the Germany Army. The cipher machines the Germans used were the Lorenz SZ 40 series, called "Tunny" by the British. The second story shows how the use of thenunfashionable Bayesian methods in statistics proved to be essential to the British success. The third story describes a significant stage in the invention of the modern digital computer. This story is connected with Alan Turing's 1936 paper on the theory of computability, which is nowadays seen as a starting point for the development of the modern digital computer. This book includes: . Over 200 pages of commentary, biographies, glossaries, and essays related to the text of the General Report on Tunny. The complete text of the original GRT, covering the general theory of Tunny breaking and of numerous refinements appropriate to specialcase situations. All the examples of original worksheets and printouts, showing the Tunnybreaking process in action, that appear in the GRT The main purpose of this book is to present the actual words of the GRT for use by readers with a serious interest in the history of cryptography, computing, or mathematics
9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This detailed technical account of breaking Tunny is an edition of a report written in 1945, with extensive modern commentary Breaking Teleprinter Ciphers at Bletchley Park gives the full text of the General Report on Tunny (GRT) of 1945, making clear how the ideas, notation and the specially designed machines that were used differ from what was generally accepted in 1945, and, where a modern reader might be misled, from what is understood now. The editors of this book clarify the sometimes slightly strange language of the GRT and explain the text within a variety of contexts in several separate historical story lines, some only implicit in the GRT itself. The first story, told by the authors of the GRT, describes how, using specially designed machines, including from 1944 the "Colossus", the British broke the enciphered teleprinter messages sent by the highest command levels of the Germany Army. The cipher machines the Germans used were the Lorenz SZ 40 series, called "Tunny" by the British. The second story shows how the use of thenunfashionable Bayesian methods in statistics proved to be essential to the British success. The third story describes a significant stage in the invention of the modern digital computer. This story is connected with Alan Turing's 1936 paper on the theory of computability, which is nowadays seen as a starting point for the development of the modern digital computer. This book includes: . Over 200 pages of commentary, biographies, glossaries, and essays related to the text of the General Report on Tunny. The complete text of the original GRT, covering the general theory of Tunny breaking and of numerous refinements appropriate to specialcase situations. All the examples of original worksheets and printouts, showing the Tunnybreaking process in action, that appear in the GRT The main purpose of this book is to present the actual words of the GRT for use by readers with a serious interest in the history of cryptography, computing, or mathematics
Phantasie in der Wissenschaft Eine Anthologie unausgegorener Ideen by
Irving John Good(
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2 editions published in 1965 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1965 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quand les savants laissent libre cours a leur imagination by
Irving John Good(
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10 editions published in 1967 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 editions published in 1967 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability and the weighing of evidence, by I.J. Good by
Irving John Good(
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1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Good book : 30 years of comments, conjectures, and conclusions by I.J. Good by
Irving John Good(
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3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Scientist speculates. An anthology of partlybaked ideas. General editor I.J. Good ... Associate editor Alan James Mayne
... Biology editor John Maynard Smith by
Irving John Good(
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3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Estimation of probabilities. An essay on modern Bayesian methods by
Irving John Good(
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3 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical logic by
Alan Turing(
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1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical Logic is a collection of the works of one of the leading figures in 20thcentury science. This collection of A.M. Turing's works is intended to include all his mature scientific writing, including a substantial quantity of unpublished material. His work in pure mathematics and mathematical logic extended considerably further; the work of his last years, on morphogenesis in plants, is also of the greatest originality and of permanent importance. This book is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on computability and ordinal logics and covers Turing's work between 193
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical Logic is a collection of the works of one of the leading figures in 20thcentury science. This collection of A.M. Turing's works is intended to include all his mature scientific writing, including a substantial quantity of unpublished material. His work in pure mathematics and mathematical logic extended considerably further; the work of his last years, on morphogenesis in plants, is also of the greatest originality and of permanent importance. This book is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on computability and ordinal logics and covers Turing's work between 193
The Diagnostic Process with Special Reference to Errors(
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2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bayes/nonBayes compromise : a brief review by
Irving John Good(
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3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hand jive at 6.5 by
Irving John Good(
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1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some linguistic "errors" in scientific and other writing by
Irving John Good(
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2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected works of A.M. Turing by
Alan Turing(
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1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legal responsibility and causation by
Irving John Good(
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2 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Doog, K. Caj
Doog, K. Caj 19162009
Good, I.J.
Good, I. J. 19162009
Good, I. J. (Irving John)
Good, I. J. (Isadore Jacob)
Good, Irving J.
Good, Irving J. 19162009
Good, Jack
Good, Jack 19162009
Good, John I. 19162009
Gudak, Isadore Jacob
Gudak, Isafore Jacob
I. J. Good British statistician and cryptographer
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