[FOM] Jack Copeland on Turing's oracle machines
martin at eipye.com
Mon Oct 9 17:31:11 EDT 2006
Apostolos Syropoulos has written:
>> Also, human programmers are in no way "oracles". Such machines
>> have been clearly depicted as "hypothetical" by Turing himself who
>And who say so? Copeland who has studied extensively Turing's writings
>would really disagree with such a statement.
Well, I for one say so, and have said so repeatedly on FOM and in various
published articles (copies available on request).
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