Alan Mathison Turing (June 23, 1912 - June 8,1954)
- He was highly influential in the development of computer science, providing a formalisation of the concepts of "algorithm" and "computation" with the Turing machine, which played a significant role in the creation of the modern computer.
- Alan Turing the British mathematician, logician and computer scientist who used all of these skills to help decrypt the Nazi codes during World War II, is now recognised as a hero.
The Turing Award
- Alan Turing Year Events Overview: http://www.mathcomp.leeds.ac.uk/
- http://www.cie2012.eu , CiE 2012, University of Cambridge, 18 June - 23 June, 2012
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