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Programming and Meaning

  • Tom AddisEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing book series (AI&KP)

Abstract

During April 2005 at the University of York, an international workshop was held called ‘The Grand Challenge in Non-Classical Computation’. The purpose of the conference was to stimulate those doing research and development in Computer Science to consider new approaches to computing. The stimulation for this challenge was triggered by the novel concept of ‘Quantum Computing’, which seemed to offer the potential for ultra fast parallel processing using quantum mechanical principles such as superposition and entanglement.

Keywords

Socially sensitive computing Cybernetics Informatics Church-Turing thesis Tractatus Signs Symbols Objects Tautologies Judgement 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Portsmouth School of ComputingPortsmouthUnited Kingdom

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