The Polish Bomba: predecessor of the Turing-Welchman Bombe

Marian Rejewski, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

The National Museum of Computing

Wednesday, 14th April 2021

Jerry McCarthy will start with a brief introduction to Enigma, and then move on to methods created by Polish mathematicians for cracking Enigma, before focusing on the Bomba. Comparisons between the Bomba and the Turing-Welchman Bombe will be also discussed.

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