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Philos. Technol. DOI 10.1007/s13347-013-0112-0 RESEARCH ARTICLE

@inproceedings{Fresco2013PhilosTD,
  title={Philos. Technol. DOI 10.1007/s13347-013-0112-0 RESEARCH ARTICLE},
  author={Miscomputation Nir Fresco and Giuseppe Primiero},
  year={2013}
}
The phenomenon of digital computation is explained (often differently) in computer science, computer engineering andmore broadly in cognitive science. Although the semantics and implications of malfunctions have received attention in the philosophy of biology and philosophy of technology, errors in computational systems remain of interest only to computer science. Miscomputation has not gotten the philosophical attention it deserves. Our paper fills this gap by offering a taxonomy of… 

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