Ideas of Alan Turing, by Theme

[British, 1912 - 1954, Born in London. University of Cambridge and Manchester. A father of computing. Noted codebreaker in WWII. Committed suicide, at Wilmslow.]

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18. Thought / B. Mechanics of Thought / 6. Artificial Thought / b. Turing Machines
Turing showed that logical rules can be specified computationally and mechanically
18. Thought / B. Mechanics of Thought / 6. Artificial Thought / c. Turing Test
In 50 years computers will successfully imitate humans with a 70% success rate