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Turing Machine Universality of the Game of Life (Reprint) (Paperback) (Paul Rendell)

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This book presents a proof of universal computation in the Game of Life cellular automaton by using a Turing machine construction. It provides an introduction including background information and an extended review of the literature for Turing Machines, Counter Machines and the relevant patterns in Conway's Game of Life so that the subject matter is accessibly to non specialists.

The book contains a description of the author’s Turing machine in Conway’s Game of Life including an unlimited storage tape provided by growing stack structures and it also presents a fast universal Turing machine designed to allow the working to be demonstrated in a convenient period of time.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 192
Genre: Technology, Computers + Internet
Series Title: Emergence, Complexity and Computation
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Paul Rendell
Language: English
Street Date: November 4, 2016
TCIN: 51969635
UPC: 9783319370446
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-7517
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