a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)
Author includes the word(s): David Langford4 matches found out of 1597
entries
(Note: This page not the entire list of works of
Mathematical Fiction. To see the whole list, click here.)


BLIT (1988) 
 David Langford 

Goedelian incompleteness is encoded in graphic images that
kill viewers. A new kind of infoterrorism spreads.
Originally published in INTERZONE #25 Sept/Oct 1988.
See also a fake FAQ... (more) 


A Game of Consequences (1998) 
 David Langford 

Two reckless researchers at "The Mathematics Institute" undertake dangerous "quantum" research based on mathematical mumbojumbo like "translating her mathematical intuitions into appropriate quasishapes and pseudoangles for Ranjit's algorithmic probes".
First published in Starlight 2 (1998) edited by Patrick Nielsen Hayden.
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The Lions in the Desert (1993) 
 David Langford 

Two men are hired to guard a mysterious treasure. One of them is a math grad student, and so their discussions to pass the time take on a mathematical flavor. Of particular interest are the references... (more) 


What Happened at Cambridge IV (1990) 
 David Langford 

This is another BLIT story by David Langford; this time, a brilliant mathematician working on a neuromathematical model of the brain finds a type of visual input that doesn't just slow it down but causes... (more) 

Exciting News: The total number of works of mathematical fiction listed in this database recently reached a milestone. The 1,500th entry is The Man of Forty Crowns by Voltaire. Thanks to Vijay Fafat for writing the summary of that work (and so many others). I am also grateful to everyone who has contributed to this website. Heck, I'm grateful to everyone who visited the site. Thank you!
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