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Why Alan Turing is the father of computer science

The so-called Turing Bill has been filibustered by a Conservative Minister in the House of Commons, amid a row over how the legislation is delivered. A Government version of the law, put forward by Justice Minister Sam Gyimah, is still expected to be pass

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Alan Turing: Creator of modern computing

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Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing, the Father of Computer Science

The first official image from The Imitation Game has been released, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch as computer scientist, mathematician, and father of artificial intelligence Alan Turing.


Alan Mathinson Turing. English Mathematician, Logician, Cryptanalyst and Computer Scientist. Father of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence.


Grigore Constantin Moisil /10 January 1906 – 21 May 1973 / was a Romanian mathematician, computer pioneer, and member of the Romanian Academy. His research was mainly in the fields of mathematical logic, (Łukasiewicz–Moisil algebra), algebraic logic, MV-algebra, and differential equations. He is viewed as the father of computer science in Romania. Moisil was also a member of the Academy of Sciences of Bologna and of the International Institute of Philosophy.


Alan Turing, considered by many to be the father of computer science and artificial intelligence, would have been 100 on June 23rd.