Colossus was the name of a series of computers developed by British
codebreakers in 1943-1945 to help in the cryptanalysis of the Lorenz cipher.
Colossus, the first large-scale electronic computer, was used against the German
system of teleprinter encryption known at Bletchley Park as 'Tunny'.
Jan 23, 2015 ... Colossus was an electronic digital computer, built during WWII from over 1700
valves (tubes). It was used to break the codes of the German ...
Colossus, also called Mark I, early electronic computer, built during World War II
in England. The exigencies of war gave impetus and funding to computer ...
Birth of the modern computer, Electronic computer, Colossus computer of Max
Newman and Tommy Flowers.
Designed by British engineer Tommy Flowers, the Colossus is designed to break
... tables but was soon superseded by electronic stored-program computers.
Read the essential details about the Colossus Computer that includes images
and quotations about the main figures in breaking the code of the Lorenz
The British Colossus was the first ever programmable digital computer. This top
secret computer came into service at the end of 1943 and was developed to ...
Feb 6, 2014 ... The men and women who built Colossus, the world's first programmable
electronic digital computer, gathered at the National Museum of ...
There is an on-line Colossus simulator on the Virtual Bletchley Park pages. ...
with this work allowed him to plan with confidence for the computer of the future.