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Turing, Alan Mathison

Born: 1912 AD
Died: 1954 AD, at 42 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Mathematicians, Philosopher


English logician, mathematician, and pioneer computer scientist


developer and eponym of Turing test


developer and eponym of Turing machine 1936 (1st described in paper "On Computable Numbers with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem" 1937)


co-developer and co-eponym of Church-Turing thesis (stating that any computer is equivalent to a Turing machine)


eponym of Turing Award




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