On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Historic PublicationOn Computable Numbers

Alan Turing submits "On Computable Numbers" for publication, in which he set out the theoretical basis for modern computers.
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On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem, by Alan Turing
On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem, by Alan Turing

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