The Once and Future Turing: Computing the World (Hardcover)

The Once and Future Turing: Computing the World By S. Barry Cooper (Editor), Andrew Hodges (Editor) Cover Image
By S. Barry Cooper (Editor), Andrew Hodges (Editor)
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Alan Turing (1912-1954) made seminal contributions to mathematical logic, computation, computer science, artificial intelligence, cryptography and theoretical biology. In this volume, outstanding scientific thinkers take a fresh look at the great range of Turing's contributions, on how the subjects have developed since his time, and how they might develop still further. The contributors include Martin Davis, J. M. E. Hyland, Andrew R. Booker, Ueli Maurer, Kanti V. Mardia, S. Barry Cooper, Stephen Wolfram, Christof Teuscher, Douglas Richard Hofstadter, Philip K. Maini, Thomas E. Woolley, Eamonn A. Gaffney, Ruth E. Baker, Richard Gordon, Stuart Kauffman, Scott Aaronson, Solomon Feferman, P. D. Welch and Roger Penrose. These specially commissioned essays will provoke and engross the reader who wishes to understand better the lasting significance of one of the twentieth century's deepest thinkers.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781107010833
ISBN-10: 1107010837
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: March 24th, 2016
Pages: 395
Language: English