By Sara Turing,Lyn Irvine,Martin Davis,John Turing

ISBN-10: 1107020581

ISBN-13: 9781107020580

ISBN-10: 1107524229

ISBN-13: 9781107524224

'In a quick existence he comprehensive a lot, and to the roll of serious names within the background of his specific experiences additional his own.' So is defined one of many maximum figures of the 20 th century, but Alan Turing's identify used to be no longer greatly regarded till his contribution to the breaking of the German Enigma code grew to become public within the Nineteen Seventies. the tale of Turing's existence fascinates and within the years due to the fact his suicide, Turing's recognition has merely grown, as his contributions to common sense, arithmetic, computing, man made intelligence and computational biology became larger preferred. To commemorate the centenary of Turing's delivery, this republication of his mother's biography is enriched through a brand new foreword by means of Martin Davis and a never-before-published memoir via Alan's older brother. The distinction among this memoir and the unique biography unearths tensions and sheds new gentle on Turing's courting along with his relations, and at the guy himself.

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