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Alan Turing

Mathematician, Computer Programmer (23-Jun-1912 — 7-Jun-1954)


B. Jack Copeland (editor). Alan Turing's Automatic Computing Engine: The Master Codebreaker's Struggle to Build the Modern Computer. Oxford University Press. 2005. 460pp.

B. Jack Copeland (editor). The Essential Turing. Oxford University Press. 2004. 622pp.

Ted Gottfried. Alan Turing: The Architect of the Computer Age. Danbury, CT: Franklin Watts. 1996.

Rolf Hochhuth. Alan Turing: Erzählung. Hamburg, Germany: Rowohlt-Verlag. 1987. 189pp. Language: German.

Andrew Hodges. Alan Turing: The Enigma. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1983. 587pp.

David Leavitt. The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer. W. W. Norton. 2005. 288pp.

Clark Millican. Connectionism, Concepts, and Folk Psychology: The Legacy of Alan Turing. Oxford University Press. 1997. 296pp.

Christof Teuscher (editor). Alan Turing: Life and Legacy of a Great Thinker. Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. 2003. 570pp.

Andrew Wells. Rethinking Cognitive Computation: Turing and the Science of the Mind. Palgrave Macmillan. 2005. 256pp.


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  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.771)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.712)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1480)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.489)

  10. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.482)

  11. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.518)

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