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Alan Mathison Turing

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  1. English mathematician who conceived of the Turing machine and broke German codes during World War II (1912-1954)

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Google previewThe Shorter Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2005)

by Edward Craig

MOOR TURING MACHINES Turing machines are abstract computing devices, named after Alan Mathison Turing. A Turing machine operates on a potentially infinite tape uniformly divided into squares, and is capable of entering ...

Google previewConcise Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2013)

by Professor Edward Craig, Edward Craig

MOOR TURING MACHINES Turing machines are abstract computing devices, named after Alan Mathison Turing. A Turing machine operates on a potentially infinite tape uniformly divided into squares, and is capable of entering ...

Google previewDictionary of Twentieth-Century British Philosophers (2005)

2 Volumes by Stuart Brown

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

Google previewEncyclopedia of World War II (2007)

by Alan Axelrod, Jack A. Kingston

mathematician who developed early computer theory and was instrumental in British cryptography and code breaking during World War II Alan Mathison Turing was born in London, the son of a civil servant in the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Science and Technology in Modern China (2015)

by Lawrence R. Sullivan, Nancy Y. Liu

A centenary celebration of the life and work of the renowned British physicist and computer scientist Alan Mathison Turing was convened in China on 16 May 2012 , at the Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). One of 20 ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Psychological Theories (2006)

by J.E. Roeckelein

The cellular automata also incorporate certain universal features, such as “Turing machines” - named after the English mathematician Alan Mathison Turing (1912- 1954) - which are hypothetical computing machines consisting of a movable ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2006)

by Elizabeth Knowles

It is named for the English mathematician Alan Mathison Turing (1912–54), who developed the concept of a theoretical computing machine, a key step in the development of the first computer, and carried out important code-breaking work in ...

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