Ubiquity symposium 'What is computation?'
Computation is symbol manipulation
Ubiquity, Volume 2010 Issue November, November 2010 | BY John S. Conery
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In the second in the series of articles in the Ubiquity Symposium What is Computation?, Prof. John S. Conery of the University of Oregon explains why he believes computation can be seen as symbol manipulation. For more articles in this series, see table of contents in the Editors Introduction to the symposium. --Editor