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Alan Mathison Turing was a mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, and computer scientist. He was highly influential in the development of computer science, giving a formalization of the concepts of algorithm and computation with the Turing machine, which can be considered a model of a general purpose computer. Turing is widely considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence.

Within Outlast's universe, Alan's one of the main contributors for the studies which would lead to the creation of the Morphogenic Engine along with his co-worker, Rudolf Wernicke.

Early Life

Turing worked with Rudolf Wernicke on the studies that would later lead to the creation of the Morphogenic Engine, until Wernicke returned to Germany.

Years later, Turing was found guilty of being a homosexual and treated with hormone therapy, which caused severe damage to his body. Alan died on the 7th of June, 1954 as a result of cyanide poisoning. It is disputed whether or not he had committed suicide or died due to an accidental exposure to the chemical compound.

When reminiscing about his work with Alan, Wernicke regarded him as the love of his life, implying that the two were in a homosexual relationship at one point. Rudolf also stated that Turing "would weep" if he saw how his creation had been used by the Murkoff Corporation.