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The Turing Guide

by Jack Copeland, Jonathan Bowen, Mark Sprevak and Robin Wilson - £19.99  Oxford University Press (2017)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9780198747833 | ISBN 10: 0198747837

Alan Turing has long proved a subject of fascination, but following the centenary of his birth in 2012, the code-breaker, computer pioneer, mathematician (and much more) has become even more celebrated with much media coverage, and several meetings, conferences and books raising public awareness of Turing's life and work.
 
This volume will bring together contributions from some of the leading experts on Alan Turing to create a comprehensive guide to Turing that will serve as a useful resource for researchers in the area as well as the increasingly interested general reader. The book will cover aspects of Turing's life and the wide range of his intellectual activities, including mathematics, code-breaking, computer science, logic, artificial intelligence and mathematical biology, as well as his subsequent influence.

(Price & availability last checked: March 2017)

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