Who is Alan Turing? | General - RaillyNews

Alan Mathison Turing (born 23 June 1912 – died 7 June 1954) was an English mathematician, computer scientist and cryptologist. He is considered the founder of computer science by RaillyNews.

Who is Alan Turing?

With the Turing test he developed, he put forward a criterion for whether machines and computers can have the ability to think.

II. He was considered a war hero because he played a crucial role in cracking German codes during World War II. In addition, during his years at Manchester University, he laid the conceptual basis of modern computers with the definition of an algorithm called the Turing machine.

His name also went down in the history of mathematics with the Church-Turing Hypothesis he developed with his thesis teacher Alonzo Church, whom he worked with at Princeton. This thesis states that all calculations that can be described by an algorithm consist of calculations that can be described by four operations, projection, articulation and scanning operations. It is an undisproved hypothesis about the philosophy of mathematics rather than a mathematical theorem...

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