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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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Proposed electronic calculator (1945)

Proposed electronic calculator (1945)

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(p.369) 20 Proposed electronic calculator (1945)
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Alan Turing's Automatic Computing Engine
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Alan M. Turing

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565932.003.0021

This chapter presents Alan M. Turing's report, ‘Proposed Electronic Calculator’. The report was submitted to the Executive Committee of the National Physical Laboratory in February 1946, under the description ‘Report by Dr. A. M. Turing on Proposals for the Development of an Automatic Computing Engine (ACE)’. The design set out in ‘Proposed Electronic Calculator’ was the basis for all the ACE computers.

Keywords:   Alan M. Turing, calculator, National Physics Laboratory, ACE computer

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