Alan Turing's automatic computing engine : the master codebreaker's struggle to build the modern computer

During World War II Alan Turing's work on Colossus enabled the Allies to crack German ciphers. After the war he worked on the ACE, or automatic computing engine. This volume traces the genesis and development of ACE and examines how it became the forerunner of the modern computer system

Main Author: Turing, Alan Mathison
Other Authors: Copeland, B. Jack
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2005, 2005
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:During World War II Alan Turing's work on Colossus enabled the Allies to crack German ciphers. After the war he worked on the ACE, or automatic computing engine. This volume traces the genesis and development of ACE and examines how it became the forerunner of the modern computer system
Item Description:Includes index
Physical Description:xx, 553 p. ill
ISBN:9780191714016
0191714011