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Turing, Alan Mathison 1912-1954

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Works: 268 works in 819 publications in 11 languages and 31,586 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Spy films  War films  Internet videos 
Subject Headings: Mathematicians 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Dedicatee, Contributor, Creator, Other
Classifications: QA29.T8, 791.4372
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The legacy of Alan Turing( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Turing's automatic computing engine : the master codebreaker's struggle to build the modern computer by B. Jack Copeland( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mathematical genius Alan Turing (1912-1954) was one of the greatest scientists and thinkers of the 20th century. Now well known for his crucial wartime role in breaking the ENIGMA code, he was the first to conceive of the fundamental principle of the modern computer-the idea of controlling a computing machine's operations by means of a program of coded instructions, stored in the machine's 'memory'. In 1945 Turing drew up his revolutionary design for an electronic computing machine-his Automatic Computing Engine ('ACE'). A pilot model of the ACE ran its first program in 1950 and the production version, the 'DEUCE', went on to become a cornerstone of the fledgling British computer industry. The first 'personal' computer was based on Turing's ACE. This book describes Turing's struggle to build the modern computer. The first detailed history of Turing's contributions to computer science, this text is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of the computer and the history of mathematics. It contains first hand accounts by Turing and by the pioneers of computing who worked with him. As well as relating the story of the invention of the computer, the book clearly describes the hardware and software of the ACE-including the very first computer programs. The book is intended to be accessible to everyone with an interest in computing, and contains numerous diagrams and illustrations as well as original photographs. The book contains some previously unpublished work by Turing as well as data that has only recently been declassified, and there are in addition chapters describing Turing's path-breaking research in the fields of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Artificial Life (A-Life). The book has an extensive system of hyperlinks to The Turing Archive for the History of Computing, an on-line library of digital facsimiles of typewritten documents by Turing and the other scientists who pioneered the electronic computer
Mechanical intelligence by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pure mathematics by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )

10 editions published in 1992 in English and Italian and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morphogenesis by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematical logic by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematical Logic is a collection of the works of one of the leading figures in 20th-century science. This collection of A.M. Turing's works is intended to include all his mature scientific writing, including a substantial quantity of unpublished material. His work in pure mathematics and mathematical logic extended considerably further; the work of his last years, on morphogenesis in plants, is also of the greatest originality and of permanent importance. This book is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on computability and ordinal logics and covers Turing's work between 1937 and 1938. The second part covers type theory; it provides a general introduction to Turing's work on type theory and covers his published and unpublished works between 1941 and 1948. Finally, the third part focuses on enigmas, mysteries, and loose ends. This concluding section of the book discusses Turing's Treatise on the Enigma, with excerpts from the Enigma Paper. It also delves into Turing's papers on programming and on minimum cost sequential analysis, featuring an excerpt from the unpublished manuscript. This book will be of interest to mathematicians, logicians, and computer scientists
La Machine de Turing by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in French and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intelligence Service : Schriften by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Machines and thought( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Turing's systems of logic : the Princeton thesis by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though less well known than his other work, Turings 1938 Princeton Thesis, this title which includes his notion of an oracle machine, has had a lasting influence on computer science and mathematics. It presents a facsimile of the original typescript of the thesis along with essays by Appel and Feferman that explain its still-unfolding significance
The essential Turing : seminal writings in computing, logic, philosophy, artificial intelligence, and artificial life, plus the secrets of Enigma by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alan Turing, pioneer of computing and World War II code-breaker, was one of the most important and influential thinkers of the twentieth century. The astonishing output of his tragically short life included the universal Turing Machine (the theoretical foundation of all modern computing), the electro-mechanical 'bombes' used at Bletchley Park to decipher the Enigma code, his ground-breaking design for an electronic stored-programme computer, and work on artificial intelligence and artificial life so revolutionary that he can claim to be the founding father of these disciplines. In this book, Turing's key writings in all these subjects are made easily accessible for the first time. Lectures, scientific papers, top secret wartime material, correspondence, and broadcasts are introduced and set in context by Jack Copeland, Director of the Turing Archive for the History of Computing."--BOOK JACKET
Computers and thought a collection of articles by Armer, Chomsky, Turing... [et al.] by Edward A Feigenbaum( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Turing : his work and impact by S. B Cooper( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new and exciting book, published in celebration of the centenary of Alan Turing's birth in London, includes a large number of the most significant contributions from the 4-volume set of the Collected Works of A.M. Turing. These contributions, together with a wide spectrum of accompanying commentaries from current world-leading experts in many different fields and backgrounds, provide insight on the significance and contemporary impact of A.M. Turing's work
Connectionism, concepts, and folk psychology by Andy Clark( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Turing : the enigma by Andrew Hodges( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Turing Home Page. Gateway to a large website maintained by Andrew Hodges, biographer of Alan Turing (1912-1954)
The Universal Turing machine : a half-century survey by Rolf Herken( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem", Alan Turing's paper of 1937, contained his thesis that every effective computation can be programmed on such an automation as that called Turing machine. Furthermore it proved the unsolvability of the halting problem and of the decision problem for first order logic, and it presented the invention of the universal Turing machine. It is that publication that will presumably be acknowledged as marking sub specie aeternitatis the beginning of the "computer age". This volume recognizes the still continuing influence of the Turing machine concept by collecting contributions from international specialists in logic, computability, mathematics, biology, physics, linguistics, and cognitive science, thus signalling the exceptionally wide scope of that concept
Mentes y máquinas by Alan Mathison Turing( )

2 editions published in 1985 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artificial intelligence, evolutionary computing and metaheuristics : in the footsteps of Alan Turing by Xin-She Yang( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Systems of logic based on ordinals by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )

9 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minds and machines by Alan Ross Anderson( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Alan M. Turing

Alan Mathison Turing British mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, and computer scientist

Alan Mathison Turing britský matematik, logik, kryptograf a vojnový hrdina

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Alan Turing

Alan Turing angielski matematyk

Alan Turing Britaniko a matematiko, lohiko, kriptoanalista, ken sientista ti kompiuter

Alan Turing britischer Logiker, Mathematiker und Kryptoanalytiker

Alan Turing British mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, and computer scientist

Alan Turing britisk informatikar, matematikar og ingeniør

Alan Turing britisk informatiker, matematiker og ingeniør

Alan Turing Brits wiskundige

Alan Turing brittisk datavetare, matematiker och ingenjör

Alan Turing Computer scientist, mathematician, and cryptographer

Alan Turing matemático, filósofo e criptógrafo británico

Alan Turing matemático, filósofo y criptógrafo británico

Alan Turing matematico, logico e crittografo britannico

Alan Turing mathématicien britannique

Alan Türinq

Alan Tyuring

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Alanu Turing

Alanus Mathison Turing

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Tʹjuring, A. 1912-1954

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Turing, A. M. (Alan Mathison)

Turing, A. M. (Alan Mathison), 1912-1954

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Turing, Alan M. (Alan Mathison)

Turing, Alan M. (Alan Mathison), 1912-1954

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Tyuring

Άλαν Τούρινγκ

Άλαν Τούρινγκ Βρετανός μαθηματικός και επιστήμονας της λογικής, της κρυπτανάλυσης και της πληροφορικής

Алан Матисон Тьюринг

Алан Матисон Тюринг

Алан Матысан Цьюрынг

Алан Тьюринг английский математик, логик, криптограф

Алан Тюринг

Алан Тюрінг

Алан Тюрінг англійський математик, логік і криптограф

Алан Тюрінґ

Алан Тјуринг

Алън Тюринг

Тьюринг, А 1912-1954

Тьюринг, Алан

Элан Т’юрынг

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אלן טיורינג

טיורינג, אלן 1912-1954

טיורינג, אלן מתיסון 1912-1954

עלן טיורינג

آلان تورنج

آلان تورنغ الاب الروحي لعلوم الحسوب

الان تورينج

الان ٹورنگ

آلن تورینگ دانشمند کامپیوتر، رمزشکن، منطق‌دان و ریاضی‌دان بریتانیایی

ایلن تورنگ

ئالان تیورینگ

एलेन ट्यूरिंग

एलेन ट्युरिङ

एलेन त्युरिङ्ग

ॲलन ट्युरिंग

অ্যালান টুরিং

এলান ট্যুৰিং Computer scientist, mathematician, and cryptographer

ਅਲਾਨ ਟੂਰਿੰਗ

ઍલન ટ્યુરિંગ

ଆଲାନ ଟ୍ୟୁରିଙ୍ଗ

அலன் டூரிங்

అలాన్ ట్యూరింగ్‌

ಅಲೆನ್ ಟ್ಯೂರಿಂಗ್

അലൻ ട്യൂറിംഗ്

แอลัน ทัวริง

အလန် ကျူးရင်း

ალან ტიურინგი

앨런 튜링 영국의 수학자, 논리학자, 암호해독학자, 컴퓨터 과학자

튜링, 앨런 1912-1954

튜링, 앨런 매시선 1912-1954

アラン・チューリング

チューリング, アラン

圖靈

艾伦·图灵 英国数学家、逻辑学家、密码学家和计算机科学家

艾伦·图灵 英国数学家,逻辑学家,密码学家和计算机科学家

艾倫圖靈 英國數學家、邏輯學家、密碼學家和電腦科學家

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Alan Turing's automatic computing engine : the master codebreaker's struggle to build the modern computerMechanical intelligencePure mathematicsMorphogenesisMathematical logicMachines and thoughtThe essential Turing : seminal writings in computing, logic, philosophy, artificial intelligence, and artificial life, plus the secrets of EnigmaConnectionism, concepts, and folk psychology