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Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954)
- British mathematician, cryptographer, and one of the key inventors of the modern computer. After his profound contributions to helping win World War II, he was persecuted for his homosexuality by his own government, and driven to suicide. Maintained by Turing biographer Andrew Hodges: extensive resources and links, online versions of several long essays on Turing.
Alan Turing Year
- Site for the 2012 Turing Centenary. Comprehensive list of events.
Alan M. Turing
- Entry from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy by Andrew Hodges.
Alan Mathison Turing
- Undergraduate biographical essay by John M. Kowalik.
- Biography from the MacTutor History of Mathematics archive.
- Encyclopedia biography from Wikipedia.
- Biographical entry in the FOLDOC.
Alan Turing Archive
- Archive and historical records pertaining to the work of computing pioneer Alan Turing.
Alan Turing Papers
- Collection record of Turings papers at Kings College, Cambridge.
The Church-Turing Thesis
- Article from the Stanford Encyclopedia.
On Computable Numbers with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem
- Turing's paper which discusses the halting problem in the context of Gödel's Incompleteness Theorem. HTML.
Turing Digital Archive
- Digital archive of items relating to Alan Turing hosted at King's College, Cambridge.
What was Alan Turing really like?
- The BBC interviews two women who, as children, knew Alan Turning. (June 06, 2014)
Alan Turing: Inquest’s suicide verdict “not supportable”
- The BBC reports on new doubt about whether Alan Turning committed suicide. (June 23, 2012)
Alan Turing: Thinking Up Computers
- Profile of the groundbreaking Cambridge mathematician. [BusinessWeek] (May 10, 2004)
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