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Turing : a novel about computation

Verfasser/in: Christos H Papadimitriou
Verlag: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2003.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Belletristik : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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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,  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Didactic fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Name: Alan Mathison Turing; Alan Mathison Turing
Medientyp: Belletristik
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Christos H Papadimitriou
ISBN: 0262162180 9780262162180 9780262256766 0262256762 9780262661911 0262661918
OCLC-Nummer: 51879767
Beschreibung: 284 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Verfasserangabe: 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.  Weiterlesen…

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