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Alan Turing's Automatic Computing EngineThe Master Codebreaker's Struggle to build the Modern Computer$
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B. Jack Copeland

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780198565932

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565932.001.0001

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Turing and the computer

Turing and the computer

(p.107) 5 Turing and the computer
Alan Turing's Automatic Computing Engine

B. Jack Copeland (Contributor Webpage)

Diane Proudfoot (Contributor Webpage)

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This chapter discusses Turing's contributions to the field of computing. Topics covered include the Turing machine, cryptanalytic machines, the ACE and the EDVAC, the Manchester computer, artificial intelligence, and artificial life.

Keywords:   Turing machine, computer revolution, cryptanalytic machines, ACE, EDVAC, Manchester computer, artificial intelligence, artificial life

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