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3D Digitalisation of historical cipher machines using computed tomography

Funded by

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Edited by

  • Prof. Dr. Helmuth Trischler

    Leitung Bereich Forschung

  • Matthias Göggerle

    BMBF Forschungsprojekt "3D Cipher"Deutsches Museum Digital

  • Dr. Carola Dahlke

    KuratorinAbteilung Informatik und Kryptologie

Project description

Methodically, the cipher devices will be CT-scanned. In addition, two major devices of the collection are processed in detail to provide the basis for presentations, visualisations and exemplary animations of the CT scans.

All data obtained from the project will finally be made available to research and the public as Open Data via Deutsches Museum Digital . The transparency of all work processes will help to make future CT projects in the museum sector more efficient. Intermediate steps and results of this project will be published in lectures and publications during the project runtime.

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