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Turing : a novel about computation

Auteur: Christos H Papadimitriou
Uitgever: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2003.
Editie/Formaat:   Print book : Fictie : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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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,  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Fiction
Didactic fiction
Love stories
Genoemd persoon: Alan Mathison Turing; Alan Mathison Turing
Genre: Fictie
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Christos H Papadimitriou
ISBN: 0262162180 9780262162180 9780262256766 0262256762 9780262661911 0262661918
OCLC-nummer: 51879767
Beschrijving: 284 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Verantwoordelijkheid: 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.  Meer lezen...

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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 Meer lezen...

 
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