Thursday, 3 May 2018

KESS presents - An evening to celebrate Alan Turing

Alan Mathison Turing OBE FRS (1912- 1954)

Presented by Dr Paul Cockshott, University of Glasgow

Tuesday 29th May 2018, 6.30-9.00 pm,
Assembly Hall, St Joseph’s Academy, Grassyards Road, Kilmarnock KA3 7SL

This special evening will celebrate the achievements of the world famous code breaker, Alan Turing. The evening will start at 6.30 with a showing of the documentary "The man who cracked the NAZI code - The story of Alan Turing'". At around 7.30 there will be a 20 minute break whereupon soft drinks will be served. After that, Dr Paul Cockshott of Glasgow University will tell us more about the impact of Turing's works and ideas and in particular Turing’s novel approach to the Decision Problem of Hilbert, the idea of the Turing machine and how it worked and much more.

All welcome.

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