By Gualtiero Piccinini
kinds of computation are explicated, resembling electronic vs. analog, serial vs. parallel, neural community computation, program-controlled computation, and extra. Piccinini argues that computation doesn't entail illustration or details processing even if info processing involves computation.
Pancomputationalism, based on which each actual procedure is computational, is rejected. A modest model of the actual Church-Turing thesis, in accordance with which any functionality that's bodily computable is computable via Turing machines, is defended.
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Physical Computation: A Mechanistic Account by Gualtiero Piccinini