
Definition of Alan Mathison Turing
1. Noun. English mathematician who conceived of the Turing machine and broke German codes during World War II (19121954).
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1. The Network Revolution: Confessions of a Computer Scientist by Jacques Vallee (1982)
"His companion was Alan Mathison Turing, a young and burly man with an air of
abstraction and a reputation as an outstanding mathematical logician. ..."
2. The Heart of the Internet: An Insider's View of the Origin and Promise of by Jacques F. Vallee (2003)
"His companion was Alan Mathison Turing, a young and burly man with an air of
abstraction and a reputation as an outstanding mathematical logician. ..."
3. 50 Years of Army Computing, from ENIAC to MSRC: A Record of a Symposium and by Thomas J. Bergin, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, US Army Ordnance Center and School (2000)
"Turing Alan Mathison Turing (b. London, June 23, 1912) is recognized as the
creator of the concept of the "universal machine," described in his 1937 paper. ..."
4. The Civilization of Illiteracy by Mihai Nadin (1997)
"Alan Mathison Turing (19131954). British mathematician, one of the inventors of
the programmable computer. During World War 2, Turing worked at the British ..."