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Discovery: Legacy of Alan Turing P1/2

June 18th, 2012

Episode 171 of 559 episodes

Alan Turing, born June 23 1912, is famous for his key role in breaking German codes in World War 2. But for mathematicians, his great work was on the invention of the computer. In part 1 of this two part series Roland Pease follows the events leading up to Turing’s design for the ACE machine at NPL.

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