Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Turing-Machine: is a model by A.M. Turing (A.M. Turing, “On Computable Numbers, with an application to the decision-making problem”, Proceedings, London Mathematical Society, 230-265 (1936)), which reproduces the process of character manipulation according to simple rules and thus makes it possible to investigate. A Turing machine can, in principle, calculate everything which is calculable. See also model, formal language, system, computability, decidability, holding problem, Church Turing Thesis.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Dennett, Daniel Turing-Machine   Dennett, Daniel
Genz, H. Turing-Machine   Genz, H.
Putnam, Hilary Turing-Machine   Putnam, Hilary
Searle, John R. Turing-Machine   Searle, John R.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-23