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Post machine

Definition: (no definition here, yet, but you can help.)

Note: Similar to a Turing machine, but uses a queue instead of an infinite tape.

Implementation

Alex Vinokur's Post machine simulator (C++).

More information

Biography of Emil Leon Post.

Post, E. L., Finite Combinatory Processes - Formulation 1, Journal of Symbolic Logic, 1, 103-105, 1936.


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"Post machine", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 23 January 2006. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/postMachine.html