Mathematics in the Age of the Turing Machine
by Thomas Hales
Publisher: arXiv 2013
Number of pages: 45
Description:
Computers have rapidly become so pervasive in mathematics that future generations may look back to this day as a golden dawn. The article gives a survey of mathematical proofs that rely on computer calculations and formal proofs. Contents: Computer Calculation; Computer Proof; Issues of Trust; Concluding Remarks.
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