The man who knew too much : Alan Turing and the invention of the computer
|Format:||Print Book 2006|
|Availability:||Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 5 copies|
Outlines the English mathematician's efforts in devising a programmable calculating machine, his work in cracking the Nazi Enigma code, and how the revelation of his homosexuality led to his tragic imprisonment and suicide.
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Mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Gay men -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain.
Artificial intelligence -- History.
|Publisher|| New York :W. W. Norton,2006
319 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-303) and index.