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Introducing the Omega-machine

Zhang, Lei, Tiropanis, Thanassis, Hall, Wendy and Myaeng, Sung-Hyon (2014) Introducing the Omega-machine At SOCM 2014: 2nd International Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Social Machines. 07 Apr 2014. , pp. 905-908. (doi:10.1145/2567948.2578838).

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In this paper, we propose the ?-machine model for social machines. By introducing a cluster of "oracles" to a traditional Turing machine, the ?-machine is capable of describing the interaction between human participants and mechanical machines. We also give two examples of social machines, collective intelligence and rumor spreading, and demonstrate how the general ?-machine model could be used to simulate their computations.

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Published date: 7 April 2014
Venue - Dates: SOCM 2014: 2nd International Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Social Machines, 2014-04-07 - 2014-04-07
Keywords: omega-machine, social machine, turing machine
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 364433
ISBN: 978-1-4503-2745-9
PURE UUID: fab8fa32-c085-48c2-aa01-3a8aa2638f33
ORCID for Thanassis Tiropanis: ORCID iD
ORCID for Wendy Hall: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 25 Apr 2014 20:31
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 02:31

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Author: Lei Zhang
Author: Wendy Hall ORCID iD
Author: Sung-Hyon Myaeng

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