Turing and the Universal Machine: The Making of the Modern Computer

Turing and the Universal Machine: The Making of the Modern Computer

by Jon Agar
     
 

Alan Turning is widely known as the cryptographer extraordinaire of Bletchly Park, the man who broke the Nazi Enigma code. He has also been described as the father of the modern computer, dreaming of a machine that could think and inaugurating a scientific revolution that we are deep in the midst of today. His work entailed too a challenge to the science of ourselves,…  See more details below

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Alan Turning is widely known as the cryptographer extraordinaire of Bletchly Park, the man who broke the Nazi Enigma code. He has also been described as the father of the modern computer, dreaming of a machine that could think and inaugurating a scientific revolution that we are deep in the midst of today. His work entailed too a challenge to the science of ourselves, exploring the limits between the human and technological.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840462500
Publisher:
Icon Books, Ltd. UK
Publication date:
05/01/2001
Series:
Revolutions in Science Series
Pages:
153
Product dimensions:
4.36(w) x 6.88(h) x 0.63(d)

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