Alan Turing
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Character
Alan Turing is a fictional character from the 2011 film Britain's Greatest Codebreaker.
- in films:
- "The Imitation Game", played by Benedict Cumberbatch
- "Britain's Greatest Codebreaker", played by Ed Stoppard
Writings
- "Alan Turing" is a book by Andrew Hodges.
- also known as "Alan Turing: the enigma"
- "Alan Turing" is a book by Christof Teuscher.
- genre: Biography
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alan Turing
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Encyclopedia of World War II (2007)
by Alan Axelrod, Jack A. Kingston
Alan Turing: The Enigma. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1983; Newton , David E. Alan Turing: A Study in Light and Shadow. Philadelphia: Xlibris, 2003 ...
The Norton Dictionary of Modern Thought (1999)
by Alan Bullock
An abstract, mathematically defined 'machine' introduced by English mathematician Alan Turing in 1936 to make the idea of mechanical computability precise - by reducing it to the properties of a universal Turing machine. Turing machines ...
The Shorter Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2005)
by Edward Craig
Alan Turing was a mathematical logician who made fundamental contributions to the theory of computation.
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media, and Communications (2000)
by Marcel Danesi
Turing machine [named for British mathematician Alan Turing] *Algorithm for carrying out a specific computation. Note: Turing showed that by putting four simple operations on a tape - move to the right, move to the left, erase the slash, print the ...
Concise Encyclopedia of Computer Science (2004)
by Edwin D. Reilly
Alan Turing considered the question "Can ...
The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy (2016)
by Simon Blackburn
Turing machine A mathematical device used by the English mathematician Alan Turing (1912–54) to make precise the notion of an *algorithm, or an effective computation.
International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science (2003)
by John Feather, Paul Sturges
Alan Turing, the Enigma, Simon 8c Schuster. Turing Digital Archive (www.turingarchive.org). SEE ALSO: informatics UKMARC The British version of the MARC format, devel— oped TURING, ALAN ...
Historical Dictionary of Science and Technology in Modern China (2015)
by Lawrence R. Sullivan, Nancy Y. Liu
ALAN TURING YEAR (2012). 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 ...
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Statue of Alan Turing, hunched over an Enigma machine (at Bletchley Park).
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Portrait of Alan Turing, basement of the Gibbs building, King's College, Cambridge.
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The slate sculpture by Stephen Kettle.
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Turing in slate at Bletchley Park. People who knew him say this takes their breath away. Unfortunately, you can't see his coffee cup under his desk.
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Turing in slate at Bletchley Park. People who knew him say this takes their breath away. Unfortunately, you can't see his coffee cup under his desk.
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@ Bletchley Park
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- Alan Turing building on a sunny day
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- The Alan Turing building, Manchester
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We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done. (Alan Turing)
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