The Interactive Nature of Computing: Refuting the Strong Church–Turing Thesis

@article{Goldin2007TheIN,
  title={The Interactive Nature of Computing: Refuting the Strong Church–Turing Thesis},
  author={Dina Q. Goldin and Peter Wegner},
  journal={Minds and Machines},
  year={2007},
  volume={18},
  pages={17-38}
}
The classical view of computing positions computation as a closed-box transformation of inputs (rational numbers or finite strings) to outputs. According to the interactive view of computing, computation is an ongoing interactive process rather than a function-based transformation of an input to an output. Specifically, communication with the outside world happens during the computation, not before or after it. This approach radically changes our understanding of what is computation and how it… CONTINUE READING
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