Alan Turing : the enigma (Book, 1983) []
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Alan Turing : the enigma

Alan Turing : the enigma

Author: Andrew Hodges
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
A gripping story of mathematics, science, computing, war history, cryptography, and homosexual persecution and liberation. Hodges tells how Turing's revolutionary idea of 1936-- the concept of a universal machine-- laid the foundation for the modern computer. Turing brought the idea to practical realization in 1945 with his electronic design. This work was directly related to Turing's leading role in breaking the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hodges, Andrew.
Alan Turing.
New York : Simon and Schuster, 1983
Named Person: Alan Turing; Alan Mathison Turing; Alan Turing; Alan Turing; Alan Turing; Alan Mathison Turing
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Hodges
ISBN: 0671492071 9780671492076 0671528092 9780671528096 9780691164724 069116472X 0091521300 9780091521301
OCLC Number: 10020685
Description: 587 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Esprit de Corps to 13 February 1930 --
The Spirit of Truth to 14 April 1936 --
New Men to 3 September 1939 --
The Relay Race to 10 November 1942 --
Bridge Passage to 1 April 1943 --
Running Up to 2 September 1945 --
Mercury Delayed to 2 October 1948 --
The Greenwood Tree to 7 February 1952 --
On the Beach to 7 June 1954.
Responsibility: Andrew Hodges.
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