# Category:Turing Award laureates

The **ACM A. M. Turing Award** is an annual prize given by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for contributions of lasting and major technical importance to computer science. It is generally recognized as the highest distinction in the field of computer science and is often referred to as the "Nobel Prize of Computing".

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 founder of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence, and a key contributor to the Allied cryptanalysis of the w:Enigma cipher during World War II.

## Pages in category "Turing Award laureates"

The following 32 pages are in this category, out of 32 total.