A quote taken from the introduction of Alan Turing's paper ‘On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem’, published in 1936, which discusses his theory of universal computation. After Turing's death in 1954, this paper was widely recognised as one of the foundations of theoretical computer science.


  • Title: On Computable Numbers
  • Creator: Alan Turing
  • Date Created: 1936

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