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Alan Turing


Alan Turing is a fictional character from the 2011 film Britain's Greatest Codebreaker.


  1. "Alan Turing" is a book by Andrew Hodges.
    • also known as "Alan Turing: the enigma"
  2. "Alan Turing" is a book by Christof Teuscher.
    • genre: Biography

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Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science (2003)

by John Feather, Paul Sturges

Alan Turing, the Enigma, Simon 8c Schuster. Turing Digital Archive ( SEE ALSO: informatics UKMARC The British version of the MARC format, devel— oped TURING, ALAN ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

Google previewThe MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences (2001)

by Robert Andrew Wilson, Frank C. Keil

Alan TURING independently made a related proposal in 1936, Turing's thesis, suggesting the identification of effectively calculable functions with functions whose values can be computed by a particular idealized computing device, a Turing ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of New Media (2002)

An Essential Reference to Communication and Technology by Steve Jones

Alan Turing: The Architect of the Computer Age. New York: ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe Shorter Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2005)

by Edward Craig

Alan Turing was a mathematical logician who made fundamental contributions to the theory of computation.

Google previewEncyclopedic 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 ...

Google previewWorld War II: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [5 volumes] (2016)

The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Spencer C. Tucker

Alan Turing: The Enigma.

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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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