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Turing Machine Comes True (The)

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  00:07:00  2012  Color  Sound

In 1936, Alan Turing imagined an abstract model to define what used to be an intuitive notion: the calculability. This model is today known as the Turing machine and is still used in theorical computer science to solve calculability problems.
At the occasion of Alan Turing's centenary, Masters students in fundamental computer sciences of the "Ecole Normale Supérieure", located in Lyon (France), pay homage to him through the building of a Turing machine in Lego.

Producer : CNRS Images
Director : GOMBERT Christophe (CNRS Images, UPS CNRS, Meudon) DEBOISE Hugo
Audiovisual processReal shots. Use of photographs and animations.
Voice over and interviews (live sound). Musics.
PersonnalitiesFLEURY Eric(LIP, UMR ENS Lyon, Univ. Claude Bernard Lyon 1 et CNRS); LEO Yannick(Etudiant Master informatique); GEDEON Elie(Etudiant Master informatique); ROBIC Florent(Etudiant Master informatique)
NotesLIP : Laboratoire d'informatique du parallélisme.


Engineering Sciences ; Mathematics

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PublicLarge audience ; Specialised audience
Original SupportXDCam EX
VersionFrench ; English