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Alan Turing His Work and Impact

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ISBN-10: 0123869803

ISBN-13: 9780123869807

Edition: 2013

Authors: S. Barry Cooper, J. van Leeuwen

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"The fact remains that everyone who taps at a keyboard, opening a spreadsheet or a word-processing program, is working on an incarnation of a Turing machine."  - Time This new and exciting book, scheduled to publish for the 2012 centenary of Alan Turing's birth in London, includes a large number of the most significant contributions from the 4-volume set of the Collected Works of A. M. Turing.  These contributions, together with a wide spectrum of accompanying commentaries from current world-leading experts in many different fields and backgrounds, provide insight on the significance and contemporary impact of A.M. Turing's work. Offering a more modern perspective than anything currently…    
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Book details

List price: $51.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 6/20/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 944
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

How Do We Compute? What Can We Prove?
Alan Mathison Turing
On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem
On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem - correction
Review of Turing 1936-7
Computability and ?-definability
The p-function in ?-K-conversion
Systems of Logic based on Ordinals
A Formal Theorem in Church's Theory of Types
The Use of Dots as Brackets in Church's System
Practical Forms of Type Theory
The Reform of Mathematical Notation
Hiding and Unhiding Information: Cryptology, Complexity and Number Theory
On the Gaussian Error Function
A Method for the Calculation of the Zeta-function
Some Calculations of the Riemann Zeta-function
On a Theorem of Littlewood
The Word Problem in Semi-groups with Cancellation
Solvable and Unsolvable Problems
The Word Problem in Compact Groups
On Permutation Groups
Rounding-off Errors in Matrix Processes
A Note on Normal Numbers
Turing's treatise on the Enigma (Prof's Book)
Report by Turing on U. S. Navy cryptanalytic work and their machinery, November 1942
Speech System 'Delilah' - report on progress, 6 June 1944
Checking a Large Routine
An early program proof by Alan Turing
Programmers' Handbook for the Manchester electronic computer
Local Programming Methods and Conventions
Building a Brain: Intelligent Machines, Practice and Theory
Lecture to the London Mathematical Society
Intelligent Machinery
Computing Machinery and Intelligence
Solvable and Unsolvable Problems
Intelligent Machinery: A heretical theory
Can digital computers think?
Can automatic calculating machines be said to think?
Some Remarks on the Undecidability Results
The Mathematics of Emergence: The Mysteries of Morphogenesis
The Chemical Basis of Morphogenesis
A Diffusion Reaction Theory of Morphogenesis in Plants
Morphogen Theory of Phyllotaxis
Geometrical and Descriptive Phyllotaxis
Chemical Theory of Morphogenesis
A Solution of the Morphogenetical Equations for the Case of Spherical Symmetry
Outline of the Development of the Daisy