Turing: The Great Unknown

Aurea Anguera, Juan A. Lara, David Lizcano, María-Aurora Martínez, Juan Pazos & F. David de la Peña
Foundations of Science volume 25, pages1203–1225(2020)

Turing was an exceptional mathematician with a peculiar and fascinating personality and yet he remains largely unknown. In fact, he might be considered the father of the von Neumann architecture computer and the pioneer of Artificial Intelligence. And all thanks to his machines; both those that Church called “Turing machines” and the a-, c-, o-, unorganized- and p-machines, which gave rise to evolutionary computations and genetic programming as well as connectionism and learning. This paper looks at all of these and at why he is such an often overlooked and misunderstood figure.

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