Turing machine love

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A hypothetical computing device capable of storing information and responding to computational questions, used in mathematical studies of computability.

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  • noun computing theory An abstract computing machine introduced in 1936 by Alan Turing to give a mathematically precise definition of computability.

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  • noun a hypothetical computer with an infinitely long memory tape

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Alan Mathison Turing, who conceived such a machine.]

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From Alan Turing English mathematician, logician, and cryptographer

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