Turing Award

  • acm turing award
    turing-statue-bletchley 11.jpg
    stephen kettle's slate statue of alan turing at bletchley park
    awarded foroutstanding contributions in computer science
    countryunited states
    presented byassociation for computing machinery (acm)
    reward(s)us $1,000,000[1]
    first awarded1966; 54 years ago (1966)
    last awarded2019
    websiteamturing.acm.org

    the acm a.m. turing award is an annual prize given by the association for computing machinery (acm) to an individual selected for contributions "of lasting and major technical importance to the computer field".[2] the turing award is generally recognized as the highest distinction in computer science.[3][4][5][6]

    the award is named after alan turing, who was a british mathematician and reader in mathematics at the university of manchester. turing is often credited as being the key founder of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence.[7] from 2007 to 2013, the award was accompanied by an additional prize of us$250,000, with financial support provided by intel and google.[2] since 2014, the award has been accompanied by a prize of us$1 million, with financial support provided by google.[1][8]

    the first recipient, in 1966, was alan perlis, of carnegie mellon university. the first female recipient was frances e. allen of ibm in 2006.[9]

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ACM Turing Award
Turing-statue-Bletchley 11.jpg
Awarded forOutstanding contributions in computer science
CountryUnited States
Presented byAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Reward(s)US $1,000,000[1]
First awarded1966; 54 years ago (1966)
Last awarded2019
Websiteamturing.acm.org

The ACM A.M. Turing Award is an annual prize given by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) to an individual selected for contributions "of lasting and major technical importance to the computer field".[2] The Turing Award is generally recognized as the highest distinction in computer science.[3][4][5][6]

The award is named after Alan Turing, who was a British mathematician and reader in mathematics at the University of Manchester. Turing is often credited as being the key founder of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence.[7] From 2007 to 2013, the award was accompanied by an additional prize of US$250,000, with financial support provided by Intel and Google.[2] Since 2014, the award has been accompanied by a prize of US$1 million, with financial support provided by Google.[1][8]

The first recipient, in 1966, was Alan Perlis, of Carnegie Mellon University. The first female recipient was Frances E. Allen of IBM in 2006.[9]

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