The reconstruction of Konrad Zuse's Z3

  title={The reconstruction of Konrad Zuse's Z3},
  author={Ra{\'u}l Rojas and Frank Darius and C{\"u}neyt G{\"o}ktekin and George Heyne},
  journal={IEEE Annals of the History of Computing},
Konrad Zuse's Z3, built in Berlin from 1938 to 1941 was destroyed during World War II. The reconstruction project started in 1994. A functional replica was built and unveiled at a conference commemorating the 60th anniversary of the public presentation of the original machine in 2001. The reconstruction project includes several Java simulations of components of the whole machine and a 3D functional simulation of the Z3 and its user console. This article is our account of our journey into… Expand
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