The essential Turing: seminal writings in computing, logic, philosophy, artificial intelligence, and artificial life, plus the secrets of Enigma

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Clarendon Press, 2004 - Computers - 613 pages
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Alan Turing was one of the most important and influential thinkers of the 20th century. This volume makes his key writings available to a non-specialist readership for the first time. They make fascinating reading both in their own right and for their historic significance: contemporary computational theory, cognitive science, and artificial intelligence life all spring from this ground-breaking work.

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Review: The Essential Turing: Seminal Writings in Computing, Logic, Philosophy, Artificial Intelligence, and Artificial Life Plus the Secrets of Enigma

User Review  - Jason Copenhaver - Goodreads

The explanations of the papers presented are great. The papers are hard to get through but entertaining. I didn't realize how much of CS that Turing envisioned right at the beginning. Neural Nets, Genetic Algorithms, etc. He immediately made the leap from universal machine to AI Read full review

Review: The Essential Turing: Seminal Writings in Computing, Logic, Philosophy, Artificial Intelligence, and Artificial Life Plus the Secrets of Enigma

User Review  - Ilya - Goodreads

A collection of articles by Alan Turing on several topics, each with a lengthy preface and sometimes a few relevant articles by other people. The first topic is computability theory; Turing did not ... Read full review

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Alan Turing 19121954
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On Computable Numbers with an Application to
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Corrections and Critiques
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