National Physical Laboratory

ACE Proposal

Alan Turing's original proposal for the development of an electronic computer, which he presented to NPL’s Executive Committee on 19 February 1946. A month later, the Committee voted unanimously to support the proposal.

The proposal was published on the Engineering Sciences Group’s 1972 Open Day, in recognition of Turing’s pioneering work.

Find out more about Alan Turing's time at NPL

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2016
Created: 8 Feb 2012

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