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Alan Turing

Alan Turing (b. 23 June 1912 –, d. 7 June 1954), was a British mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, and computer scientist. He is known for formalisation of the concepts of "algorithm" and "computation" with the Turing machine, which played a significant role in the creation of the modern computer. Turing is widely considered to be the ..

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Alan Turing: WW-II Code-breaker to appear on U.K.’s new £50 bank note

Alan Turing, the code-breaker during World War II has been chosen by Bank of England to feature on Britain’s new £50 note. The £50 note will be the last of Bank of England collection to switch from paper to polymer and is due to enter circulation by end of 2021. It shows a photo of ..




Yoshua Bengio, Geoffrey Hinton, and Yann LeCun win 2018 ACM A.M. Turing Award

Three researchers – Yoshua Bengio, Geoffrey Hinton, and Yann LeCun have won the 2018 ACM A.M. Turing Award for conceptual and engineering breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence (AI) that have made deep neural networks a critical component of computing. Bengio is Professor at the University of Montreal and Scientific Director at Mila, Quebec’s Artificial Intelligence Institute; ..