Updated on March 11, 2019

- Nobel Prizes
- ACM Turing Award
- Field’s Medal

### Nobel Prizes

Alfred Nobel was a Swedish scientist.

Per Alfred Nobel’s will, the prizes are awarded for

(a) Physics

(b) Chemistry

(c) Physiology or Medicine

(d) Literature

(e) Peace

In 1968, a **Prize for Economics** was added by the Swedish Central Bank. It is informally known as “Nobel Prize in Economics”.

There are web sites and books about the Prizes and their recipients in general, and some controversies about the Nobel Prize selection.

The **ACM Turing Award** is considered as “Nobel Prize in Computing”.

The **Field Medal** is considered as “Nobel Prize in Mathematics.”

## ACM Turing Award

The **ACM Turing Award** is considered as “Nobel Prize in Computing”.

The award is given in honor of Alan M Turing, a Computer Pioneer.

The award is presented by the **Association of Computing Machinery** (ACM).

The prize money is currently US $ 1 Million.

## Field’s Medal

The Field Medals is considered as the Nobel Prize in Mathematics.

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