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Alan Turing

(1912—1954) mathematician and computer scientist

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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In 1937, he invented the Turing machine, a hypothetical machine that could modify a set of input instructions. ...

Turing, Alan Mathison

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The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

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2006
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British mathematician, born in London, and educated at King's College, Cambridge, graduating in mathematics. He was

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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2005
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English mathematician best known for the Turing machine and the Turing test, both concerned with the relation

Turing, Alan Mathison

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The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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Alan Mathison Turing was born in London on 23 June 1912 and died tragically in Wilmslow, near Manchester on 7 ...

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Encyclopedia of Semiotics

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2007
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British mathematician whose works on computation had a crucial influence on the development of computer science, artificial

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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British mathematician, who introduced the concept of the Turing machine. ... Born in London, he was educated at King's College, Cambridge, where he was elected to a fellowship in ... More
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The Oxford Companion to World War II

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British mathematician whose theories, and work at the British government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park

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