Who Killed Professor X? by Thodoris AndriopoulosWho Killed Professor X? by Thodoris Andriopoulos

Who Killed Professor X?

byThodoris Andriopoulos, Thanasis GkiokasEditorPhil Holland

Hardcover | December 30, 2014

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This graphic novel is both a historical novel as well as an entertaining way of using mathematics to solve a crime. The plot, the possible motive of every suspect, and the elements of his or her character are based on actual historical figures.

The 2nd International Congress of Mathematicians is being held in Paris in 1900. The main speaker, the renowned Professor X, is found dead in the hotel dining room. Foul play is suspected. The greatest mathematicians of all time (who are attending the Congress) are called in for questioning. Their statements to the police, however, take the form of mathematical problems. The Chief Inspector enlists the aid of a young mathematician to help solve the crime. Do numbers always tell the truth? Or don't they?

Thodoris Andriopoulos was born in Athens in 1967 and teaches mathematics at Anatolia College in Thessaloniki. He also teaches Game Theory in the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth in Greece. The educational project on which Who Killed Professor X? is based took third prize in the 6th Microsoft European Innovative Teache...
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Title:Who Killed Professor X?Format:HardcoverDimensions:166 pagesPublished:December 30, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3034808836

ISBN - 13:9783034808835

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Table of Contents

The Crime.- The Suspects: Mathematicians.- Credits.- Examination of the Statements.