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Turing (Great Philosophers)

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy of mathematics,
  • Philosophy of mind,
  • Artificial intelligence,
  • Turing, Alan Mathison,
  • Mathematicians,
  • Great Britain,
  • biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7988039M
    ISBN 100753801922
    ISBN 109780753801925


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Turing (Great Philosophers) by Andrew Hodges Download PDF EPUB FB2

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This New York Times –bestselling biography of the founder of computer science, with a new preface by the author that addresses Turing’s royal pardon in. But what it did have (in addition to an inscription saying “from Alan Turing’s books”) was a colorful four-page note from Norman Routledge to George Rutter, written in I had known Norman Routledge when I was a high-school student at Eton in the early s.

He was a math teacher, nicknamed “Nutty Norman”. Dermot Turing is the acclaimed author of Prof, a biography of his famous uncle, The Story of Computing, and most recently X, Y and Z – the real story of how Enigma was broken.

He is also a regular speaker at historical and other events. He began writing in after a career in law. Turing had a reputation for eccentricity at Bletchley Park. He was known to his colleagues as "Prof" and his treatise on Enigma was known as the "Prof's Book".

According to historian Ronald Lewin, Jack Good, a cryptanalyst who worked with Turing, said of his colleague:Awards: Smith's Prize (). Alan Turing: The Enigma () is a biography of the British mathematician, codebreaker, and early computer scientist, Alan Turing (–) by Andrew Hodges.

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Jack Copeland. It is a bit ironic that a book whose title implies that Alan Turing himself is the biggest enigma manages to leave him still an enigma in many ways, but that is the case. I think the aspect of the book that I most grasped and that was the most thought-provoking was Turing's ideas about machine intelligence/5().

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The Turing interactions seemed disconnected and contrived relative to the other romantic/5. Alan Mathison Turing, –54, British mathematician and computer theorist. While studying at Cambridge he began work in predicate logic that led to a proof () that some mathematical problems are not susceptible to solution by automated computation; in arriving at this, he postulated a universal machine, now called a Turing machine, that was the theoretical prototype of the electronic.

Introduction to Programming in Turing focuses on computing concepts with the ultimate goal of facilitating the broadest possible coverage of the core computer science curriculum. The programming language used in this book is Turing (OOT), which has an easy-to-learn syntax and is supported by student-friendly programming Size: 2MB.

Alan Turing is regarded as one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century. But who was Turing, and what did he achieve during his tragically short life of 41 years.

Best known as the genius who broke Germany's most secret codes during the war ofTuring was also the father of the modern computer. Today, all who 'click-to-open' are familiar with the impact of Turing's ideas. The Turing test, developed by Alan Turing inis 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. The book also features essays by Andrew Appel and Solomon Feferman that explain the still-unfolding significance of the ideas Turing developed at Princeton.

A work of philosophy as well as mathematics, Turing’s thesis envisions a practical goal—a logical system to formalize mathematical proofs so they can be checked mechanically. Without this book, the real Alan Turing might fade into obscurity or at least the easy caricature of an eccentric British mathematician.

And to the relief of many, because Turing was a difficult person: an unapologetic homosexual in post-victorian england; ground-breaking mathematician; utterly indifferent to social conventions; arrogantly original (working from first principles, ignoring Cited by:   Directed by Morten Tyldum.

With Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Allen Leech. During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.8/10(K). Alan Turing: The Enigma formed the basis of Hugh Whitemore's stageplay Breaking the Code, which was adapted by for Television inwith Derek Jacobi as Turing.

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Hodges’ biography is thoroughly researched into all aspects of Turing’s li. “I PROPOSE TO CONSIDER THE QUESTION, ‘CAN MACHINES THINK?”: FIRST EDITION OF TURING’S “COMPUTING MACHINERY AND INTELLIGENCE,” LANDMARK WORK ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE.

TURING, A.M. “Computing Machinery and Intelligence.” IN: Mind, Vol Numberpp. The book explains Turing's proof of the existence of a universal computing machine in a way that is understandable to readers with little background in mathematics or computer science, but it also includes a more mathematically sophisticated explanation that Brand: Cambridge University Press.

Turing lived in a certain sexual imposture, like A; in court he told the truth about himself, like B. Homosexuality was a crime in Great Britain. Turing was convicted of gross obscenity inand administered synthetic estrogen.

He died of cyanide poisoning, an apparent suicide, in Beside him was a half-eaten apple. 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. Perhaps, he imagines at the end of his book, the message Turing wanted to convey is one that has so far been overlooked: “In the fairy tale the apple into which Snow White bites doesn’t kill.

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