This book is a worthy tribute to [Turing's] genius ( Irish Examiner)From the Publisher:
Alan Turing can be 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 of 1939-45, Turing was also the father of the modern computer. Today, all who 'click-to-open' are familiar with the impact of Turing's ideas.
Here, B. Jack Copeland provides an account of Turing's life and work, exploring the key elements of his life-story in tandem with his leading ideas and contributions. The book highlights Turing's contributions to computing and to computer science, including Artificial Intelligence and Artificial Life, and the emphasis throughout is on the relevance of his work to modern developments. The story of his contributions to codebreaking during the Second World War is set in the context of his thinking about machines, as is the account of his work in the foundations of mathematics.
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Descripción Oxford University Press, 2013. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110199639795
Descripción Oxford University Press, 2013. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In the centenary of Alan Turing's birth, we celebrate the life and work of one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century. Best known for the role he played in cracking German secret code Enigma during World War Two, and the personal tragedy of his death aged only 41, this is an insight into to the man, his work, and his legacy. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0199639795
Descripción Oxford University Press, 2013. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0199639795
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