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Zipf's Law

Before we get to ALICE, we need to visit another unusual figure in the history of computer science: Professor George Kingsley Zipf. Although he was a contemporary of Turing, there is no evidence the two ever met. Zipf died young too, at the age of 48, in 1950, only four years before Turing, but of natural causes.

Category : Articles
Year : 2001
Submitted :  6th, August 2008