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A UNIVERSAL TURING MACHINE

 AS  A  SELF-PORTRAIT 

A Universal Turing Machine (UTM) is a logical procedure that can be written  in  algorithmic formats.  Such an algorithm  embodies the universal function that can calculate any other computable function. The operating systems of general computers, includng PC's and smart phones,  may viewed as  UTM's. Viewing the code for a UTM may be likened to viewing a self portrait of the machine displaying  it. The version shown here, based on Fibonacci numbering, was  written by Steven Gunhouse to complement Alan Turing's interest in the Fibonacci sequence.  

  

   View a Universal Turing Machine as a Self Portrait
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   Documentation: rationale, versions and sources.