Alan Turing

Alan Turing

Alan Mathison Turing, OBE, FRS was a British mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, computer scientist and philosopher.

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Age at Death
41 years, 11 months and 15 days old
Attributes
gay , atheist , male , dead , english ,  …
Birthday
the 23rd of June
Born
1912 , June 1912 , June 23rd 1912 , the United Kingdom , London ,  …
Convicted for
a crime
Designer of
Turing machine
Did
die
Died
1954 , June 1954 , June 7th 1954 , the United Kingdom , England ,  …
Died During
1950s
Doctoral Advisor
Alonzo Church
Doctoral Students
Robin Gandy
Educated
Princeton University , Cambridge University , King's College, Cambridge
Expert of
Turing machine , Automatic Computing Engine , Turing Award
First Name
"Alan"
Gender
male
Influence
Gregory Chaitin
Influence of
Stephen Wolfram , Hilary Putnam , Martin Davis
Influenced
Noam Chomsky , Daniel Dennett , Stephen Wolfram , Hilary Putnam , Gregory Chaitin ,  …
Influences
Kurt Gödel , Alonzo Church
Inventor of
computer
Last Name
"Turing"
Legal name, Full name
"Alan Mathison Turing"
Main Occupation
scientist , mathematician , Computer Scientist
Middle-name
"Mathison"
Name-source of
Turing machine , Alan Turing Building , The Turing Institute
Nationality
british , english
OBI
http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/101036578/
Occupation
Computer scientist
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." ,  …
Religion
atheist
Researcher of
mathematics , computer science , logic
Residence
the United Kingdom , England
Sexual Orientation
gay
Theme of
Cryptonomicon , Breaking the Code
Went to
the United States , Bletchley Park

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