Alan Turing

What he did and what he is famous for

Famous Mr Turing

Alan Mathison Turing OBE FRS was a British pioneering computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst and theoretical biologist. He was highly influential in the development in computer science, providing a formalisation of the concepts of algorithm and computation with the Turing machine, which can be considered a model of a general purpose computer.Turing is widely considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence.

Where he studied.

Alan studied at kings College between 1931 and 1934 and after that he went to Princeton University between 1936 and 1938.


Mr Turing made a few inventions in his time here on earth, he made the automatic computing engine, the universal turing machine and the LU decomposition.