Alan Turing

Alan Turing

Born: June 23, 1912

Died: June 7, 1954

Nationality: English

Occupation: Mathematician

Biography: Alan Mathison Turing was an English mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, and computer scientist. He was highly influential in the development of computer science, giving a formalisation of the concepts of algorithm and computation with the Turing machine, which can be considered a model of a general purpose computer.

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