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Adam Morton

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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2005
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Philosophy
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A Turing machine is an idealization of an ideal finite calculating agent. It is usually described as if it were a mechanism, but a description as an ideal clerk would also be possible. So ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
a mathematical model of a hypothetical computing machine which can use a predefined set of rules to determine a result from a set of input variables. It is named for the English ... More

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