Alan TURING

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Alan Mathison Turing was a British pioneering computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst and theoretical biologist.He was highly influential in the development of computer science.Turing is widely considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. Turing is widely considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence.

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1938: From September 1938, Alan Turing had been working part-time with the GC&CS, the British code breaking organisation.


1942: In July 1942, Turing devised a technique termed Turingery (or jokingly Turingismus) for use against the Lorenz cipher messages produced by the Germans' new Geheimschreiber (secret writer) machine.


1942: Turing travelled to the United States in November 1942 and worked with US Navy cryptanalysts on Naval Enigma and bombe construction in Washington.


1946: He presented a paper on 19 February 1946, which was the first detailed design of a stored-program computer.


1950: Computing machinery and intelligence written by Alan Turing was first published in 1950.


1954: Alan Turing died at the age of 42.