Alan Turing

Title: Alan Turing
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Alan Turing
Biography: Alan Mathison Turing Alan Mathison Turing was surrounded by enigma, not only did he break many cryptic codes but he also lived a mysterious life. Turing was born on June 23, 1912 in Paddington, London to Julius Mathison and Ethel Sara Turing. Turing’s father, Julius, was an officer in the British administration in India when he decided that his son would be raised in England. Turing had an older brother named John, who also had …showed first 75 words of 599 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 599 total…divided into squares, with each square carrying a single symbol. The machine would then move from square to square and either change the value or move on according to a predetermined set of inferences. Turing proved that his machine would be able to compute any computable function given the correct set of instructions. Turing never actually built such a machine, but it was this idea that led to the construction of the modern day computer.

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