Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Valentin Fyodorovich Turchin
Born: 1931 in Podolsk, Soviet Union
Death: April 7, 2010 (Age: 79)
- Soviet and American computer scientist and cybernetician.
- Developed the Refal programming language, the notion of supercompilation and the theory of metasystem transitions.
- Forefather in Artificial Intelligence and one of the visionaries at the basis of the Global brain idea.
- Founded the Principia Cybernetica Project.
- Co-founded the software start-up SuperCompilers, LLC (1998).
- The Inertia of Fear and the Scientific Worldview (1981).
- Inertia of Fear (1981).
- The Phenomenon of Science: A Cybernetic Approach to Human Evolution (1977).
- The Phenomenon of Science (1970).
- The Inertia of Fear and the Scientific Worldview (1968).