The Resource The imitation game : Alan Turing decoded, (electronic resource)

The imitation game : Alan Turing decoded, (electronic resource)

Label
The imitation game : Alan Turing decoded
Title
The imitation game
Title remainder
Alan Turing decoded
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Award winning authors Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis present a historically accurate graphic novel biography of English mathematician and scientist Alan Turing in The Imitation Game. English mathematician and scientist Alan Turing (1912-1954) is credited with many of the foundational principles of contemporary computer science. The Imitation Game presents a historically accurate graphic novel biography of Turing's life, including his groundbreaking work on the fundamentals of cryptography and artificial intelligence. His code breaking efforts led to the cracking of the German Enigma during World War II, work that saved countless lives and accelerated the Allied defeat of the Nazis. While Turing's achievements remain relevant decades after his death, the story of his life in post-war Europe continues to fascinate audiences today. Award-winning duo Jim Ottaviani (the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Feynman and Primates) and artist Leland Purvis (an Eisner and Ignatz Award nominee and occasional reviewer for the Comics Journal) present a factually detailed account of Turing's life and groundbreaking research-as an unconventional genius who was arrested, tried, convicted, and punished for being openly gay, and whose innovative work still fuels the computing and communication systems that define our modern world. Computer science buffs, comics fans, and history aficionados will be captivated by this riveting and tragic story of one of the 20th century's most unsung heroes
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ottaviani, Jim
Dewey number
  • 510.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Rated M
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Purvis, Leland
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Turing, Alan Mathison
  • Mathematicians
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Gay men
Target audience
adult
Label
The imitation game : Alan Turing decoded, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613129319
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12043461
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12043461
System control number
(MWT)MWT12043461
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The imitation game : Alan Turing decoded, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613129319
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12043461
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12043461
System control number
(MWT)MWT12043461
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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