6 edition of **Alan Turing, Enigma, Computerkulture, Bd 1 (German Edition)** found in the catalog.

- 43 Want to read
- 31 Currently reading

Published
**June 1995** by Springer-Verlag .

Written in English

- Mathematics,
- Military - World War II,
- Biography & Autobiography,
- Biography/Autobiography,
- General,
- Scientists - General

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Hardcover |

Number of Pages | 662 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL9020500M |

ISBN 10 | 3211826270 |

ISBN 10 | 9783211826270 |

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Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges is an enigma in its own right. Its subject, the British mathematical genius who contributed to the cryptanalysis of the Nazi enigma code and to the beginnings of the computer, was not an easy subject/5.

Andrew Hodges' book Alan Turing: The Enigma, is the indispensable guide to Turing's life and work and one of the finest biographies of a scientific genius ever writtenMichael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times. Enigma Thanks to the movie The Imitation Game, Alan Turing has emerged from history's shadows, where his memory had languished for decades.

This book, Enigma by W. Kozaczuk, appeared in an English translation by C. Kasparek in It was a pity that I missed this source, but I was able to include it in the Vintage edition and in all editions. Kasparek drew on Rejewski's recollections and gave a very striking passage describing Turing's table talk.

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The American film The Imitation Game is loosely based on the book, with : Andrew Hodges. A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley It is only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing () saved the Allies from the Nazis, invented the computer and artificial intelligence, and anticipated gay liberation by decades--all /5(K).

The Enigma of Alan Turing Alan Turing—an English mathematician, logician, and cryptanalyst—was a computer pioneer. Often remembered for his contributions to the fields of artificial intelligence and modern computer science (before either even existed), Turing is probably best known for what is now dubbed the “Turing Test.”.

A short but informative book about Alan Turing. Having been a computer programmer myself since the late 's, I knew Turing's name, but not very much about his contribution to the field.

I, unfortunately, saw the movie "The Imitation Game" before reading this book. It paints a somewhat different picture of Turing than does this book/5. Enigma cipher systems. At Bletchley it was known as 'the Prof's Book.' A copy of this handbook was at last released from secrecy by the American Enigma Security Agency in Aprilunder the title 'Turing's Treatise on the Enigma.' Subsequently, a much better original copy was released by the (British) National Archives, box HW 25/3.

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Hut 8, Bletchley Park Turing also worked to decrypt the more complex German naval communications that had defeated many others at Bletchley. German U-boats were inflicting heavy losses on Allied shipping and the need to understand their signals was crucial.

With the help of captured Enigma material, and Turing’s work in developing a technique he called 'Banburismus', the naval Enigma. Pages Alexander's period in charge of Naval Enigma is fully described in his Cryptographic History of Work on the German Naval Enigma (see the Update notes on chapter 4).

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The book also tells how this work was directly related to Turing's leading role in breaking the German Enigma ciphers during World War II, a scientific triumph that was critical to Allied victory in the Atlantic. At the same time, this is the tragic account of a man who, despite his wartime service, was eventually arrested, stripped of his /10(52).

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