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By Sara Turing,Lyn Irvine,Martin Davis,John Turing

'In a brief existence he comprehensive a lot, and to the roll of serious names within the historical past of his specific stories additional his own.' So is defined one of many maximum figures of the 20th century, but Alan Turing's identify was once no longer largely recognized until eventually his contribution to the breaking of the German Enigma code grew to become public within the Nineteen Seventies. the tale of Turing's lifestyles fascinates and within the years when you consider that his suicide, Turing's attractiveness has basically grown, as his contributions to good judgment, arithmetic, computing, synthetic intelligence and computational biology became larger preferred. To commemorate the centenary of Turing's start, this republication of his mother's biography is enriched by way of a brand new foreword by way of Martin Davis and a never-before-published memoir through Alan's older brother. The distinction among this memoir and the unique biography unearths tensions and sheds new gentle on Turing's courting together with his relations, and at the guy himself.

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