Alan Turing, Enigma

  title={Alan Turing, Enigma},
  author={A. Hodges},
  • A. Hodges
  • Published 1983
  • Philosophy, Computer Science
From the Publisher: Alan Turing (1912 — 1954) was a British mathematician who made history: His breaking of theGerman U-boat Enigma cipher in World War II ensured Allied-American control of the Atlantic. But Turing?s vision went far beyond the desperate wartime struggle. Already in the 1930s he had defined the concept of the universal machine, which underpins the computer revolution. In 1945 he was a pioneer of electronic computer design. But Turing?s true goal was the scientific understanding… Expand
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