The Essential Turing: Seminal Writings in Computing, Logic, Philosophy, Artificial Intelligence, and Artificial Life Plus the Secrets of Eni: Seminal ... Artificial Life Plus the Secrets of EnigmaThis book tells the story of Bletchley Park's impact on the war, including overcoming the German U-boat threat in the Battle of the Atlantic, helping the Allies to win the Mediterranean by identifying Axis naval and air movements, understanding the plans and dispositions of German troops before the Normandy landings and help to sink the battleship Scharnhorst in northern Norway.By following these events, the book also delves into the history of Bletchley's main characters: geniuses such as Alan Turing, who built the deciphering Bombe and had a great influence on the development of computer science and artificial intelligence Gordon Weilchman, one of the first experts in metadata analysis and newcomers like Mavis Batey, who deciphered the Italian Enigma code and gave the British Royal Navy a strategic advantage in the Battle of the Cabo Matapan, in March 1941. Gives a historical account of the role of the decipherers who helped the A linked to winning World War II. It features key codebreakers such as Alan Turing, Gordon Welchman, Dillwyn Dilly' Knox, Jane Hughes and Mavis Batey.
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA; Illustrated edition (18 November 2004)
Language : English
Paperback : 622 pages
Edição Inglês por Alan Mathison Turing
(Autor), B. J. Copeland
(Editor), B. Jack Copeland (Editor)
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