Alan Turing
Alan Turing

Alan Turing

Alan Turing (1912-1954), the British cryptographer, the computer pioneer

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Legal name, Full name
"Alan Mathison Turing"
Born
1912; June 1912; June 23rd 1912; the United Kingdom; London;  …
Died
1954; June 1954; June 7th 1954; the United Kingdom; England;  …
Occupation
Computer scientist
Wikipedia Page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Turing
Gender
male
Nationality
british, english
Residence
the United Kingdom, England
Researcher of
mathematics, computer science, logic
Educated
Princeton University; Cambridge University; King's College, Cambridge
Designer of
Turing machine
Expert of
Turing machine, Automatic Computing Engine, Turing Award
Last Name
"Turing"
First Name
"Alan"
Inventor of
computer
Main Occupation
scientist, mathematician, Computer Scientist
Doctoral Students
Robin Gandy
Doctoral Advisor
Alonzo Church
Age at Death
41 years, 11 months and 15 days old
Name-source of
Turing machine, Alan Turing Building, The Turing Institute
Class
person; scientist; mathematician; designer; athlete;  …
Did
die (1954)
Theme of
Cryptonomicon, Breaking the Code
Influence of
Stephen Wolfram, Hilary Putnam, Martin Davis
Religion
atheist
Went to
the United States, Bletchley Park
Convicted for
a crime
Influenced
Noam Chomsky, Daniel Dennett, Stephen Wolfram, Hilary Putnam, Gregory Chaitin,  …
Born During
1910s
Died During
1950s
Attributes
gay, atheist, male, dead, english,  …
Influence
Gregory Chaitin
Related Websites
http://cie2012.eu, http://www.wolframalpha.com/examples/TuringMachines.html, http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/display.phtml?id=81, http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/display.phtml?id=116, http://www.visualturing.org,  …
OBI
http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/101036578/
Influences
Kurt Gödel, Alonzo Church
Freebase ID
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OpenCyc ID
"Mx4rv_DXKpwpEbGdrcN5Y29ycA"
DBPedia URI
http://dbpedia.org/resource/Alan_Turing
Middle-name
"Mathison"
Birthday
the 23rd of June
Sexual Orientation
gay
Quotes
"We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done."; "We are not interested in the fact that the brain has the consistency of cold porridge."; "Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition."; "Mathematical reasoning may be regarded rather schematically as the exercise of a combination of two facilities, which we may call intuition and ingenuity."; "Machines take me by surprise with great frequency.";  …
Freebase Primary MID
"/m/0n00"

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