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Turing Award
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Turing Award

The A.M. Turing Award is given by the Association for Computing Machinery to a person selected for contributions of a technical nature made to the computing community. The contributions should be of lasting and major technical importance to the computer field. Most of the recipients have been computer scientists.

The award is named after Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954), a British mathematician considered to be one of the fathers of modern computer science.

The Turing Award is sometimes called the "Nobel Prize of computing". It is sponsored by Intel Corporation and currently has a value of US $100,000.

The award recipients, and the field in which they earned the recognition are listed below. Refer to the individual recipients for more detailed information on their achievements.

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2 See also
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Turing Award recipients

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