This is a record of the proceedings of the OUSSA 2012 summer school celebrating the life and work of Alan Mathison Turing.
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Additional online material relating to what we discussed may be posted here from time to time (suggestions welcome!).
Some general Turing material:
Day 1: Saturday 14th July
Day 2: Sunday 15th July
Day 3: Monday 16th July
- Presentation: The Chomsky Hierarchy
- Presentation: Turing Machines
(with some additional material on the 'Busy Beaver')
- Charles Petzold has written a whole book providing a reader's guide to Turing's 1936 paper. The details are here (scroll down to Petzold.)
- The website for Mike Davey's precision-engineered Turing machine is here.
- The spoof advert by for a lego Turing machine is here. (This is by Anders Nissen and relates to a project at Aarhus University. There is more recent lego machine project at CWI in Amsterdam, which has a film clip here).
Day 4: Tuesday 17th July
Day 5: Wednesday 18th July
Day 6: Thursday 19th July
Day 7: Friday 20th July
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