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Published: 30 June 2005

558 Pages | 15 halftones, 54 line illus.

ISBN: 9780198565932

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Alan Turing's Automatic Computing Engine

The Master Codebreaker's Struggle to Build the Modern Computer

Edited by B. Jack Copeland

  • The first detailed history of Turing's contributions to computer science
  • Commemorates the 50th anniversary of Turing's death in 2004
  • Contains first hand accounts by Turing including previously unpublished work and recently declassified material
  • Contains many diagrams, photographs and illustrations
  • Contains an extensive system of hyperlinks to The Turing Archive for the History of Computing, an on-line library of digital facsimiles of typewritten documents by Turing and other pioneers of the electronic computer

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