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 (to͝or′ĭng), Alan Mathison 1912-1954.
British mathematician whose works explored the possibility of computers and raised fundamental questions about artificial intelligence. During World War II he contributed to the Allied victory by helping to decipher the German Enigma codes.

Turing

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(Biography) Alan Mathison. 1912–54, English mathematician, who was responsible for formal description of abstract automata, and speculation on computer imitation of humans: a leader of the Allied codebreakers at Bletchley Park during World War II; he committed suicide after being prosecuted for homosexuality but was posthumously pardoned in 2013
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