RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 319064541 LA English UL http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565932.001.0001 T1 Alan Turing's Automatic Computing Engine the Master Codebreaker's Struggle to build the Modern Computer. A1 Copeland, B. Jack., Oxford University Press., PB Oxford University Press PP Oxford YR 2005 SN 9780198565932 0198565933 AB 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.