Automata Studies: Annals of Mathematics Studies. Number 34A classic contribution to automata studies from the acclaimed Annals of Mathematics Studies series |
Contents
Representation of Events in Nerve Nets and Finite Automats | 3 |
Probabilistic Logics and the Synthesis of Reliable Organisms From Unreliable Components | 43 |
Some Uneconomical Robots | 99 |
Some Universal Elements for Finite Automata | 117 |
GedankenExperiments on Sequential Machines | 129 |
TURING MACHINES | 155 |
A Universal Turning Machine with Two Internal States | 157 |
A Note on Universal Turing Machines | 167 |
The Inversion of Functions Defined by Turning Machines | 177 |
Computability by Probabilistic Machines | 183 |
SYNTHESIS OF AUTOMATA | 213 |
Design for an IntelligenceAmplifier | 215 |
The Epistemological Problem for Automata | 235 |
Conditional Probability Machines and Conditioned Reflexes | 253 |
Temporal and Spatial Patterns in a Conditional Probability Machine | 277 |
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