Alan Turing Centenary Mini-Conference

13th June 2012, Wednesday

Liivi 2-111 Tartu, Estonia

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Alan Turing - 100

Alan Mathison Turing (23rd June 1912 London – 7th June 1954) was an English mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, and computer scientist. Turing is widely considered to be the father of computer science and artificial intelligence. There are many events around the world honouring Turing's life and achievements.

The Institute of Computer Science of University of Tartu celebrates the birth of Alan Turing with a mini-conference. Conference is free and without pre-registration. Share the word!

11:00-11:15 Opening ceremony

11:15-11:45 A great genius of the 20th century by Kristjan Korjus (PhD student in computitional neuroscience, UT)

11:45-12:15 Turing machine - theoretical contribution to comupter science by Peeter Laud (Director of research, Cybernetica AS)

12:15-12:45 From code-breaking in WWII to modern quantum cryptography by Dominique Unruh (Professor of Information Security, UT)

12:45-13:00 Discussion "Turing machines" Peeter Laud, Dominique Unruh, Varmo Vene, Marlon Dumas, led by prof. Jaak Vilo

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:30 The world view through a computational lens by Edith Elkind (Assistant Professor, NRF fellow, Singapore)

14:30-15:00 Superintelligent computers and life after the singularity by Jaan Tallinn

15:00-16:00 Discussion "Artificial intelligence and future of computer science" Jaan Tallinn, Enn Tõugu, Kristjan Korjus, Sven Laur, led by Jaak Vilo

16:00 - The end

More information about Alan Turing: Vikipeedia Wikipedia