Definition of Turing machine in English:

Turing machine

Syllabification: Tu·ring ma·chine


  • A mathematical model of a hypothetical computing machine that can use a predefined set of rules to determine a result from a set of input variables.
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    • Some Turing machines on certain inputs never halt.
    • Turing machines are entities that run programs that must be written by an external entity.
    • He studies Turing machines and grammar-driven systems where substitution rules allow a string of symbols to grow and change.

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