A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines

A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines

Book - 2007
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Presents a novelization of the lies of Kurt Gödel and Alan Turing, charting their experiences during the 1930s and 40s and revealing how, although they never met, their lives intertwined and mixed in ways not always visible to the naked eye.
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, [2007]
Edition: First Anchor Books edition
ISBN: 9781400032402
Characteristics: 230 pages ; 21 cm

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Scout_WPL Apr 01, 2011

Enjoyed the movie a beautiful mind? This could be your book.
Will also appeal to math and geek nerds!

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Janna Levin was a guest speaker at the Perimeter Institute public lecture series. This fiction book is based on extensive research by Levin, a young Professor at Columbia University. View at:
http://www.perimeterinstitute.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=798&Itemid=766&p=presentations&with_msl=true&lecture_id=4185

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