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Alan Turing's electronic brain : the struggle to build the ACE, the world's fastest computer

Author: Brian Jack Copeland
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Well known for this crucial wartime role in breaking the ENIGMA code, this book chronicles Turing's struggle to build the modern computer. Includes first hand accounts by Turing and the pioneers of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Named Person: Alan Turing; Alan Mathison Turing; Alan Mathison Turing
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Jack Copeland
ISBN: 9780199609154 0199609152 9780198565932 0198565933
OCLC Number: 795769588
Notes: Originally published as "Alan Turing's Automatic Computing Engine."
Description: xxi, 553 S : Ill
Contents: PART I: THE NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY AND THE ACE PROJECT ; PART II: TURING AND THE HISTORY OF COMPUTING ; PART III: THE ACE COMPUTERS ; PART IV: ELECTRONICS ; PART V: TECHNICAL REPORTS AND LECTURES ON THE ACE AND THE PILOT ACE, 1945-1951
Responsibility: B. Jack Copeland and others.
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