The Essential Turing

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B. J. Copeland
Clarendon Press, Sep 9, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 622 pages
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Review: The Essential Turing: Seminal Writings in Computing, Logic, Philosophy, Artificial Intelligence, and Artificial Life Plus the Secrets of Enigma

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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  - 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

Contents

Alan Turing 19121954
1
A Guide
5
Enigma
217
Artificial Intelligence
353
Artificial Life
507
Index
597
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About the author (2004)

B. Jack Copeland is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and Director of the Turing Archive for the History of Computing.