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Turing, Alan Mathison 1912-1954

Works: 230 works in 624 publications in 9 languages and 23,886 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Spy films  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Honoree, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: QA29.T8, B
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The legacy of Alan Turing ( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Alan Turing's automatic computing engine : the master codebreaker's struggle to build the modern computer by B. Jack Copeland( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 394 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 The book contains some previously unpublished work by Turing as well as data that has only recently been declassified, and there are in addition chapters describing Turing's path-breaking research in the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 )
15 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Italian and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Pure mathematics by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )
10 editions published in 1992 in English and Italian and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Morphogenesis by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )
10 editions published in 1992 in 3 languages and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Mathematical logic by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954) made major contributions to several areas of science. Today his name is mentioned frequently in philosophical discussions about the nature of Artificial Intelligence. He was a pioneer researcher in computer architecture and software engineering - his work in pure mathematics and mathematical logic extended considerably further. His last work was "On Morphogenesis in Plants".; Turing was one of the leading figures in 20th century science, a fact which would have been known to the general public sooner but for the British Official Secrets Act, which prevented discussion of his wartime work. Although they were written decades ago, the papers in this volume address issues which concern researchers today
La Machine de Turing by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in French and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Intelligence Service : Schriften by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Machines and thought ( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
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 35 libraries worldwide
Alan Turing's systems of logic : the Princeton thesis by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The essential Turing : seminal writings in computing, logic, philosophy, artificial intelligence, and artificial life, plus the secrets of Enigma by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Alan Turing, pioneer of computing and WWII codebreaker, is one of the most important and influential thinkers of the twentieth century. In this volume for the first time his key writings are made available to a broad, non-specialist readership. They make fascinating reading both in their own right and for their historic significance: contemporary computational theory, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, and artificial life all spring from this ground-breaking work, which is also rich in philosophical and logical insight. An introduction by leading Turing expert Jack Copeland provides the background and guides the reader through the selection. Alan Turing FRS OBE, (1912-1954) studied mathematics at King's College, Cambridge. He was elected a Fellow of King's in March 1935, at the age of only 22. In the same year he invented the abstract computing machines - now known simply as Turing machines - on which all subsequent stored-program digital computers are modeled. During 1936-1938 Turing continued his studies, now at Princeton University.; He completed a PhD in mathematical logic, analyzing the notion of 'intuition' in mathematics and introducing the idea of oracular computation, now fundamental in mathematical recursion theory. An 'oracle' is an abstract device able to solve mathematical problems too difficult for the universal Turing machine. In the summer of 1938 Turing returned to his Fellowship at King's. When WWII started in 1939 he joined the wartime headquarters of the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS) at Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire. Building on earlier work by Polish cryptanalysts, Turing contributed crucially to the design of electro-mechanical machines ('bombes') used to decipher Enigma, the code by means of which the German armed forces sought to protect their radio communications. Turing's work on the version of Enigma used by the German navy was vital to the battle for supremacy in the North Atlantic. He also contributed to the attack on the cyphers known as 'Fish'.; Based on binary teleprinter code, Fish was used during the latter part of the war in preference to morse-based Enigma for the encryption of high-level signals, for example messages from Hitler and other members of the German High Command. It is estimated that the work of GC&CS shortened the war in Europe by at least two years. Turing received the Order of the British Empire for the part he played. In 1945, the war over, Turing was recruited to the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in London, his brief to design and develop an electronic computer - a concrete form of the universal Turing machine. Turing's report setting out his design for the Automatic Computing Engine (ACE) was the first relatively complete specification of an electronic stored-program general-purpose digital computer. Delays beyond Turing's control resulted in NPL's losing the race to build the world's first working electronic stored-program digital computer - an honor that went to the Royal Society Computing Machine Laboratory at Manchester University, in June 1948. Discouraged by the delays at NPL, Turing took up the Deputy Directorship of the Royal Society Computing Machine Laboratory in that year.; Turing was a founding father of modern cognitive science and a leading early exponent of the hypothesis that the human brain is in large part a digital computing machine, theorizing that the cortex at birth is an 'unorganized machine' which through 'training' becomes organized 'into a universal machine or something like it'. He also pioneered Artificial Intelligence. Turing spent the rest of his short career at Manchester University, being appointed to a specially created Readership in the Theory of Computing in May 1953. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London in March 1951 (a high honor). In March 1952, he was prosecuted for his homosexuality, then a crime in Britain, and sentenced to a period of twelve months hormone 'therapy'. From 1951 Turing wor
Collected works of A.M. Turing by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )
8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Connectionism, concepts, and folk psychology by Andy Clark( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The Universal Turing machine : a half-century survey by Rolf Herken( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 18 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
Alan Turing : the enigma by Andrew Hodges( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Alan Turing Home Page. Gateway to a large website maintained by Andrew Hodges, biographer of Alan Turing (1912-1954)
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 13 libraries worldwide
Alan Turing pioneered many research areas such as artificial intelligence, computability, heuristics and pattern formation. Nowadays at the information age, it is hard to imagine how the world would be without computers and the Internet. Without Turing's work, especially the core concept of Turing Machine at the heart of every computer, mobile phone and microchip today, so many things on which we are so dependent would be impossible.2012 is the Alan Turing year -- a centenary celebration of the life and work of Alan Turing. To celebrate Turing's legacy and follow the footsteps of this brilliant mind, we take this golden opportunity to review the latest developments in areas of artificial intelligence, evolutionary computation and metaheuristics, and all these areas can be traced back to Turing's pioneer work. Topics include Turing test, Turing machine, artificial intelligence, cryptography, software testing, image processing, neural networks, nature-inspired algorithms such as bat algorithm and cuckoo search, and multiobjective optimization and many applications. These reviews and chapters not only provide a timely snapshot of the state-of-art developments, but also provide inspiration for young researchers to carry out potentially ground-breaking research in the active, diverse research areas in artificial intelligence, cryptography, machine learning, evolutionary computation, and nature-inspired metaheuristics. This edited book can serve as a timely reference for graduates, researchers and engineers in artificial intelligence, computer sciences, computational intelligence, soft computing, optimization, and applied sciences
Mentes y máquinas by Alan Mathison Turing( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1985 in Spanish and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Systems of logic based on ordinals by Alan Mathison Turing( Book )
6 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Alan Turing : his work and impact by S. B Cooper( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 8 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
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এলান ট্যুৰিং Computer scientist, mathematician, and cryptographer
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チューリング, アラン
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