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Turing’s Legacy – A History of Computing 1945 – 1995 – D M Yates (With Note from Author) (1997)

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“Turing’s Legacy” by David M. Yates, published in 1997, offers a comprehensive exploration of the enduring impact of Alan Turing’s pioneering work in computer science and artificial intelligence. Turing, a mathematician, logician, and computer scientist, laid the groundwork for modern computing with his theoretical concepts, including the Turing machine and the notion of computability. **** This copy has a transcribed email from the famous early computer scientist Peter Neale and the author glued onto the 2nd page (originally blank) discussing subjects that Neale deems to be omitted by the author. ****

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“Turing’s Legacy” by David M. Yates, published in 1997, offers a comprehensive exploration of the enduring impact of Alan Turing’s pioneering work in computer science and artificial intelligence. Turing, a mathematician, logician, and computer scientist, laid the groundwork for modern computing with his theoretical concepts, including the Turing machine and the notion of computability.

Yates delves into Turing’s life, intellectual contributions, and his influence on various fields beyond computer science, such as philosophy and cognitive science. The book discusses how Turing’s ideas continue to shape our understanding of computation and intelligence, highlighting their relevance in contemporary debates on topics like machine learning, cryptography, and the philosophy of mind.

Through engaging prose and meticulous research, “Turing’s Legacy” celebrates the legacy of a visionary thinker whose ideas continue to shape the digital age and inspire new generations of researchers and innovators.

**** This copy has a transcribed email from the famous early computer scientist Peter Neale and the author glued onto the 2nd page (originally blank) discussing subjects that Neale deems to be omitted by the author. ****

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Format: Hardback
Dimensions: 25x19x4 cm
Pages: 348
First edition: Yes
Publisher: The Science Museum
Year: 1997
ISBN: 9780901805942
Weight: 1050 grams
Condition: Like New

Like New: The only imperfection is a small crease along the spine. Please ask if you require more photos. This copy has a transcribed email from the famous early computer scientist Peter Neale and the author glued onto the 2nd page (originally blank).

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