from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Turing, Alan Mathison 1912-1954. English 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.
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- proper n. Surname of Germanic origin.
- proper n. A programming language (named after Alan Turing, British logician).
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- n. English mathematician who conceived of the Turing machine and broke German codes during World War II (1912-1954)
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The life story of the wartime code-breaker Alan Turing is among those being used to tackle homophobia.
Bletchley Park, home to UK code-breakers such as Alan Turing is being preserved as a museum, but has been facing a funding crises of late.
Depending on your PoV, the innovation took place in Turing's day and stopped, or it has been continuous ever since, but the drop off Bruce describes just didn't happen.
In 1950 Alan Turing proposed what has become known as the Turing test.
Alan Turing proposed in 1950 what has become known as the Turing Test of a machine's ability to demonstrate intelligence.
Alan Turing first devised the imitation game known as the Turing Test in 1950.
The computer-programming example presented above—sometimes called the Turing test after the computer scientist who first described it—reminds us that the question-answer paradigm does not prove the existence of consciousness, let alone aliveness.
The good news is that he invented something (called a Turing machine) that ended up evolving into the machine I'm typing this on right now.
Nigel Leck created the Twitter account @AI_AGW, also known as Turing Test to automatically reply to tweets that contain set phrases associated with global warming skepticism.
In 1950, Alan Turing, the computer pioneer behind the British code-breaking effort in World War II, proposed to reframe the problem of defining artificial intelligence as a challenge that has since been dubbed the Turing Test.