Dooley Publishes Book Review

John Dooley, the William and Marilyn Ingersoll Professor Emeritus of Computer Science has published a book review in the scholarly journal Cryptologia. The book is “A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age” ( and covers the life of Claude Shannon, who produced seminal papers in computer architecture, information theory, and cryptology. Shannon is credited with firmly placing cryptology inside mathematics, presaging all of modern crypto.