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Turing, Alan Mathison (1912-1954), mathematician and computer scientist

Andrew Hodges

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/36578
Turing, Alan Mathison (1912-1954), mathematician and computer scientist

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Education and early scientific interests | The universal Turing machine | Code-breaking, 1938-1945 | The electronic digital computer | Trial and death

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Subjects: biography ; history

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