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Turing : a novel about computation

Autor Christos H Papadimitriou
Vydavatel: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2003.
Vydání/formát:   book_printbook : Fiction : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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"Our hero is Turing, an interactive tutoring program and namesake (or virtual emanation?) of Alan Turing, World War II code breaker and father of computer science. In this unusual novel, Turing's idiosyncratic version of intellectual history from a computational point of view unfolds in tandem with the story of a love affair involving Ethel, a successful computer executive, Alexandros, a melancholy archaeologist,  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: Romance fiction
Fiction
Didactic fiction
Love stories
Osoba: Alan Mathison Turing; Alan Mathison Turing
Typ materiálu: Fiction
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Christos H Papadimitriou
ISBN: 0262162180 9780262162180 9780262256766 0262256762 9780262661911 0262661918
OCLC číslo: 51879767
Popis: 284 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Odpovědnost: by Christos H. Papadimitriou.

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The world of computation according to Turing, an interactive tutoring program, as told to star-crossed lovers; a novel.  Přečíst více...

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...inventively interwoven with a romance and intellectual mystery. -- Sally Abbott San Francisco Chronicle What's most delightful about Turing is the charmed glow that Papadimitriou's prose sheds all Přečíst více...

 
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