#34 Overall Influence

Alan Turing

British mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, and computer scientist


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Alan Mathison Turing was an English mathematician, computer scientist, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, and theoretical biologist. Turing was highly influential in the development of theoretical computer science, providing a formalisation of the concepts of algorithm and computation with the Turing machine, which can be considered a model of a general-purpose computer. Turing is widely considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence.

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Graduate College, Lancaster

University of Manchester

Public research university in Manchester, England

University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology

Former English university

University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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