1 July 1990 Philosophical and metamathematical considerations of quantum mechanical computers
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Proceedings Volume 1215, Digital Optical Computing II; (1990) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.18102
Event: OE/LASE '90, 1990, Los Angeles, CA, United States
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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H. John Caulfield, H. John Caulfield, Joseph Shamir, Joseph Shamir, "Philosophical and metamathematical considerations of quantum mechanical computers", Proc. SPIE 1215, Digital Optical Computing II, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18102; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.18102
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