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Author Leavitt, David, 1961-

Title The man who knew too much : Alan Turing and the invention of the computer / David Leavitt.

Imprint New York, NY : W. W. Norton, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  510 T84Bl 2006    ---  Available
Edition 1st pbk. ed.
Description 319 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series Great discoveries
Note "Atlas books."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The man in the white suit -- Watching the daisies grow -- The universal machine -- God is slick -- The tender peel -- The electronic athlete -- The imitation game -- Pryce's buoy.
Subject Turing, Alan Mathison, 1912-1954.
Mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Gay men -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain.
Artificial intelligence -- History.
ISBN 0393329097 (pbk.)
9780393329094 (pbk.)

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