Alan Mathison Turing

1912 - 1954

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Turing's work was fundamental in the theoretical foundations of computer science.
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List of References (15 books/articles)

Some Quotations (9)

A Poster of Alan Turing

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Turing as a runner
  2. Alan Mathison Turing song by Steve Pride
  3. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Alan Turing
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BMC morning speaker1951
Fellow of the Royal Society1951
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Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Astroseti (A Spanish translation of this biography)
  3. Turing archive for the history of computing
  4. The Turing home page
  5. Virginia Tech
  1. Steve Pride (a song and video)
  2. Simon Fraser University
  3. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (The Church-Turing thesis)
  4. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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