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  1. Alan Turing - Wikipedia

    Alan Mathison Turing OBE FRS (/ ˈ tj ʊər ɪ ŋ /; 23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954) was an English mathematician, computer scientist, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, and theoretical biologist.

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  2. Alan Turing | Biography, Facts, & Education | Britannica

    Alan Turing , in full Alan Mathison Turing, (born June 23, 1912, London, England—died June 7, 1954, Wilmslow, Cheshire), British mathematician and logician, who made major contributions to mathematics, cryptanalysis, logic, philosophy, and mathematical biology and also to the new areas later named computer science, cognitive science ...

  3. Alan Turing - Education, Machine & Life - Biography

    Jul 16, 2019 · Alan Turing was a brilliant British mathematician who took a leading role in breaking Nazi ciphers during WWII. In his seminal 1936 paper, he proved that there cannot exist any universal ...

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  4. Alan Turing: Gay Hero Stopped World War II Then Punished By ...

    Apr 29, 2020 · Alan Turing was a tragic casualty of cultural cruelty, bigotry and man-made legalities. Though he is now dead, his legacy lives on through almost every facet of modern life. And if we continue to tell of his accomplishments, his story will live on too.

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  5. Alan Turing - Kids | Britannica Kids | Homework Help

    Alan Turing was a British mathematician . He made major contributions to the fields of mathematics, computer science, and artificial intelligence . He worked for the British government during World War II , when he succeeded in breaking the secret code Germany used to communicate.

  6. The Enigma of Alan Turing — Central Intelligence Agency

    Apr 10, 2015 · Alan Turing—an English mathematician, logician, and cryptanalyst—was a computer pioneer. Often remembered for his contributions to the fields of artificial intelligence and modern computer science (before either even existed), Turing is probably best known for what is now dubbed the “Turing Test.”

  7. Alan Turing: Gay war hero and Enigma codebreaker died ...

    Jun 23, 2020 · Alan Turing was a war hero, a giant of computer science, and a gay man who simply wanted to be able to live freely. History should remember Turing as the innovative mathematician and codebreaker ...

  8. Alan Turing: Creator of modern computing - BBC Teach

    Alan Turing was not a well known figure during his lifetime. But today he is famous for being an eccentric yet passionate British mathematician, who conceived modern computing and played a crucial ...

  9. Turing test - Wikipedia

    The Turing test, developed by Alan Turing in 1950, is a test of a machine's ability to exhibit intelligent behaviour equivalent to, or indistinguishable from, that of a human. Turing proposed that a human evaluator would judge natural language conversations between a human and a machine designed to generate human-like responses.

  10. Alan Turing: Computer Pioneer, Code-Breaker, Gay Icon | Live ...

    Jun 23, 2013 · Alan Turing was a British scientist and a pioneer in computer science. During World War II, he developed a machine that helped break the German Enigma code.

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