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チューリングの遺産と未来

The Once and Future Turing : Computing the World

Cooper, S. Barry (EDT)   Hodges, Andrew (EDT)

Cambridge Univ Pr 2016/03
379 p. 25 cm   
装丁: Hrd    装丁について
テキストの言語: ENG    出版国: GB
ISBN: 9781107010833
装丁違いISBN: 0521282500
KCN: 1022917878
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DDC: 004
KDC: F17 コンピュータ数学・数値解析
F803 情報学・情報理論
A116 科学史・科学哲学
M48
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Discover Alan Turing's legacy in fields as diverse as computer science, mathematical biology, philosophy and cryptology.

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Alan Turing made a seminal contribution to various fields. Here, original essays bring new thinking to a range of Turing's ideas and demonstrate their relevance to modern research. It will provoke and engross the reader interested in the lasting significance of one of the twentieth century's deepest thinkers.
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Table of Contents

List of contributors; Introduction S. Barry Cooper and Andrew Hodges; Part I. Inside our Computable World, and the Mathematics of Universality: 1. Algorithms, equations, and logic Martin Davis; 2. The forgotten Turing J. M. E. Hyland; 3. Turing and the primes Andrew R. Booker; 4. Cryptography and computation after Turing Ueli Maurer; 5. Alan Turing and enigmatic statistics Kanti V. Mardia and S. Barry Cooper; Part II. The Computation of Processes, and Not Computing the Brain: 6. What Alan Turing might have discovered Stephen Wolfram; 7. Designed versus intrinsic computation Christof Teuscher; 8. Dull rigid human meets ace mechanical translator Douglas Richard Hofstadter; Part III. The Reverse Engineering Road to Computing Life: 9. Turing's theory of developmental pattern formation Philip K. Maini, Thomas E. Woolley, Eamonn A. Gaffney and Ruth E. Baker; 10. Walking the tightrope: the dilemma of hierarchical instabilities in Turing's morphogenesis Richard Gordon; Part IV. Biology, Mind, and the Outer Reaches of Quantum Computation: 11. Answering Descartes: beyond Turing Stuart Kauffman; 12. The ghost in the quantum Turing machine Scott Aaronson; Part V. Oracles, Infinitary Computation, and the Physics of the Mind: 13. Turing's 'oracle': from absolute to relative computability and back Solomon Feferman; 14. Turing transcendent: beyond the event horizon P. D. Welch; 15. On attempting to model the mathematical mind Roger Penrose; Afterword S. Barry Cooper and Andrew Hodges.