Turing Institute

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Turing Institute

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Dates of existence

1983 - early 1990s


The Turing Institute was established in 1983 as a not-for-profit company and named in honour of the late Alan M. Turing, the mathematician and logician. It was dedicated to providing an environment for research, teaching and development in the field of applied artificial intelligence accessible to both industrial clients and academic researchers. The Institute's research staff worked closely with different departments of the University of Strathclyde.

The Institute closed in the early 1990s.


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University of Strathclyde (1964 to date)

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The Turing Institute was an academic associate of the University.

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GB 249

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ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).


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Created by Rachel Pike, March 2012. Revised by Victoria Peters, January 2013.




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