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Philosophical and metamathematical considerations of quantum mechanical computers
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Paper Abstract

We ask and give only very preliminary answers to two questions which must arise when we consider quantum mechanical computers with significant quantunt indeterminacy. First, how does this impact our belief in Church's thesis? Second, how does this impact our belief in freedom of thought?

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Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1215, Digital Optical Computing II, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18102
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H. John Caulfield, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville (United States)
Joseph Shamir, Univ, of Alabama/Huntsville (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1215:
Digital Optical Computing II
Raymond Arrathoon, Editor(s)

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