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Key People Alan Turing: British mathematician who was influential in the development of CSCI; Published a paper in 1936 called “On Computable Numbers”; described a theoretical Turing machine Alan Kay: Vocabulary Javascript: is often used to define element behaviors such as responses to mouse clicks Programming: the act of formulating an algorithm or program Variables: names for values Assignment: give a value to a variable Conditionals: lets you choose between multiple paths of instruction statements Function/method: packaged set of statements that can be executed repeatedly Input parameters: value you give to a function Iteration: means to loop through a series of statements Turing Machine: Turing Test: Two people and a computer, interrogator types IM style questions into a computer, is it the computer or another human responding Artificial Intelligence: Use computers to simulate human thinking; designing intelligent machines independent of the way people think Natural Language: a way to give input to a computer, automatic translation of foreign languages (big
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