Alan Turing in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Alan Turing

A Turing Machine in the Classical Style

An enthusiast's account of building a Turing Machine; describes the hardware and software used, with audio-visual resources and a FAQ.

Alan Mathison Turing

A biography with links to other resources, on the MacTutor History of Mathematics archive.

Alan Turing

Introduces a drama documentary produced for Channel 4 about the life, achievements, and destruction of the brilliant scientist and code-breaker; includes clips and background resources. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Alan-Turing-Film/158245214228269 Turingfilm

Alan Turing (1912-1954)

Dedicated to the pioneer of computer science, mathematician, philosopher, and codebreaker. Includes a biography, bibliography, and a substantial library of articles and other materials about his life and achievements.

The Alan Turing Centenary Conference

An international conference In Manchester on the centenary of Alan Turing's birth to celebrate his life and research. Includes a biography, conference programme, and details of associated fellowships.

The Alan Turing Year

A programme to celebrate the life and work of Alan Turing on the centenary of his birth in 1912. Includes a calendar, news, and details of the organising committee.

Decoding Alan Turing

Introduces a documentary short film about Turing, available for festivals and educational organisations.

Graphic Homage to Alan Mathison Turing

Collects public images of Alan Turing, and adds captions about his life and work.

The Loebner Prize in Artificial Intelligence

An annual competition in artificial intelligence in the format of a standard Turing test. Includes background on the event, with a list of previous winners.

Prime Minister's apology to codebreaker Alan Turing

Reports Gordon Brown's 2009 apology to Alan Turing, the second world war codebreaker and computing pioneer who took his own life after being sentenced to chemical castration for being gay.

The Turing Archive for the History of Computing

An online collection of digital facsimiles of original documents by Turing and other pioneers of computing, with articles about Turing and his work, including Artificial Intelligence.

The Turing Digital Archive

A digital archive of personal papers and photographs of Alan Turing from 1923-1972, held in King's College Cambridge.

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