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    cryptologists and colleague Joan Clarke, who is played by Keira Knightley. 'Enigma ' was a highly complex device used by the Nazi Germans to send encrypted code messages throughout the world prior and during World War II. The device was so instrumental to Hitler 's early dominance because nobody except the Germans knew how to read and decipher the messages during the early folds of the…

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    this doesn’t negate the fact that his accomplishments were indeed noteworthy. So noteworthy, in fact, that his work has made its way to our mathematics course under the study of encryption and coding. What Alan Turing did as a mathematician during World War II involved the use of codes and encryption to break the unbreakable enigma machine and subsequently win the war. His work had humble beginnings and staggering remains, but his involvement in breaking the enigma machine has indeed changed the…

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    alphabet to see which letters were most or least likely and from there could break the cipher of the messages they intercepted (Singh). Once this process was figured out it became easier to crack any substitution cipher because each letter was only represented by one other letter. The creation of the Enigma machine became the next step in the field of cryptography to combat frequency analysis. The Enigma machine had three parts: the input keyboard, the output lampboard and the scrambling…

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    Technological During World War II: Was the Enigma Machine the Start of the Computer Age? It is true that the loss of life sorely exceeds the individual developments and inventions in technology; but as a whole, technology exceeded most expectations that occurred during the infancy of these advancements. Most of the technology created was meant to hurt one population or another, but it has impacted all of our lives in a positive way since. Possibly the worst time in the history of the world, we…

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    Computer Influence On War

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    In 1941, Turing and his cohorts deciphered the German 's original Enigma cypher by hand, which made it possible to let the Allies figure out where the German U-boats were before the Germans could even attack. The issue with deciphering the system was that it took too much time and energy out of those deciphering the Enigma. Turing and several other members of the British Code and Cypher School, became determined to develop something that would not put as much stress on them. Within a year they…

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    Futuristic Research Paper

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    The city of Futuristic was originally named Norwich Hills. Futuristic has over 189,446 people and is slightly over 5 years old. It has an ocean in the south and west as well as a plato in the north. Futuristic has a market economy. We have industry that includes mining, tourism, and manufacturing. Futuristic has oil, ore, and coal, as well as lots of water. The ore and coal are on top of the plato but the oil is right under the starting highway. The water is evenly dispersed throughout…

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    Bletchley Park is located in Buckinghamshire, and during World War Two, was Britain’s main code breaking centre. Several German codes from the Enigma and Lorenz machines were decoded here. Many historians, after a lot of research, have come to the conclusion that the intelligence produced by the workers at Bletchley Park shortened World War Two by 2– 4 years! In addition, without these codes having been figured out, the outcome of the war could have been different. Alan Turing was one of…

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    mechanisms emerging, the enigma was invented just after World War I. Though Germany believed their machine was "unbreakable", the efforts to find a flaw in their system were ultimately successful. With the state-of-the-art technology and ingenuity of the inventors, the enigma had the potential to give Germany extreme advantages during World War II, but simple mistakes cost the country their machine's success as well as their success in the war. The enigma was a rotor-based cipher machine that…

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    Alan Turing

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    This machine developed to the enigma A and B in the early 1920’s but the sheer weight of them (50 kg) meant that they were too heavy for use by the military until the enigma D came out in 1927. The use of a reflector as the fourth motor meant that the enigma machine became much lighter and smaller than it had previously been beforehand. However, the code of the enigma D was broken in 1935 which meant that a front plug board had been introduced in order to scramble the signal further. When a…

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    war was the decryption of the Enigma code. The enigma code was first discovered by the Polish who shared the information with the British and the French when they were in fear of attack. When the Polish shared their information with the British about the Enigma, they joined forces and created the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS). Once the government started working on cracking Enigma they gathered the best minds they could find, and one of them was Alan Turing. Alan Mathison Turing was…

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