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Knowing Machines: Essays on Technical Change - Page 120
by Donald A. MacKenzie - 1998 - 338 pages
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Perspectives on the Computer Revolution

Zenon W. Pylyshyn, Liam Bannon - Computers - 1989 - 550 pages
...sufficiently fast. Moreover, it must be programmed afresh for each new machine which it is desired to mimic. This special property of digital computers, that they...consequence of this all digital computers are in a sense equivalent. We may now consider again the point raised at the end of Sec. 3. It was suggested tentatively...
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What Computers Still Can't Do: A Critique of Artificial Reason

Hubert L. Dreyfus - Computers - 1992 - 354 pages
...computer) is a universal machine. First, as Turing puts it, it can simulate any other digital computer. This special property of digital computers, that they...consequence of this all digital computers are in a sense equivalent.11 Second, and philosophically more significant, any process which can be formalized so...
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Mind Design II: Philosophy, Psychology, Artificial Intelligence

John Haugeland - Computers - 1997 - 476 pages
...Moreover, 38 AM Turing it must be programmed afresh for each new machine which it is desired to mimic. This special property of digital computers, that they...consequence of this all digital computers are in a sense equivalent. We may now consider again the point raised at the end of section 3. It was suggested tentatively...
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A Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind: Readings with Commentary

Peter A. Morton - Philosophy - 1996 - 516 pages
...do various computing processes. They can all be done with one digital computer, suitably programed for each case. It will be seen that as a consequence of this all digital computers are in a sense equivalent. We may now consider again the point raised at the end of 3. It was suggested tentatively...
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Artificial Intelligence: Critical Concepts, Volume 2

Ronald Chrisley, Sander Begeer - Artificial intelligence - 2000 - 586 pages
...sufficiently fast. Moreover, it must be programmed afresh for each new machine which it is desired to mimic. This special property of digital computers, that they...consequence of this all digital computers are in a sense equivalent. We may now consider again the point raised at the end of 3. It was suggested tentatively...
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The NewMediaReader, Volume 1

Noah Wardrip-Fruin - Social Science - 2003 - 823 pages
...sufficiently fast. Moreover, it must be programmed afresh for each new machine which it is desired to mimic. This special property of digital computers, that they...consequence of this all digital computers are in a sense equivalent. We may now consider again the point raised at the end of 3. It was suggested tentatively...
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The Essential Turing

B. Jack. Copeland - Science - 2004 - 622 pages
...sufficiently fast. Moreover, it must be programmed afresh for each new machine which it is desired to mimic. This special property of digital computers, that they...consequence of this all digital computers are in a sense equivalent. We may now consider again the point raised at the end of 3. It was suggested tentatively...
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Theories of Mind: An Introductory Reader

Maureen Eckert - Philosophy - 2006 - 270 pages
...desired to mimic. This special property of digital computers, that they can mimic any discrete-state machine, is described by saying that they are universal...consequence of this all digital computers are in a sense equivalent. We may now consider again the point raised at the end of 3. It was suggested tentatively...
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Parsing the Turing Test: Philosophical and Methodological Issues in the ...

Robert Epstein, Gary Roberts, Grace Beber - Computers - 2007 - 517 pages
...desired to mimic.* This special property of digital computers, that they can mimic any discretestate machine, is described by saying that they are universal...consequence of this all digital computers are in a sense equivalent.* We may now consider again the point raised at the end of 3. It was suggested tentatively...
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