BCS is a registered charity: No 292786
Manchester University, 5 June, 2004
Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954) - A celebration of his life and achievements
Alan Turing is well known for his Turing test in artificial intelligence, but the full range of his contributions in a wide variety of disparate disciplines is perhaps not so well appreciated. Hence the impetus for this conference - the only one in the UK in 2004 to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Turing's death - to attempt to provide an overview that encompassed this remarkable man's pioneering work in several diverse fields.
The conference comprised five in-depth presentations covering Turing's
and Turing's leading role in the following key areas: