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Alan Turing: an Introductory Biography

  • Andrew Hodges
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Summary

A short description of the events and issues in the life of Alan Turing (1912–1954).

Keywords

Turing Machine Universal Machine Biographical Memoir Artificial Intelligence Program Imperial Administ Ration 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew Hodges
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  1. 1.Wadham CollegeUniversity of OxfordUK

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