Instead of scrolling along a paper tape, we use a big chunk of memory that can be accessed directly. The resulting machine is commonly known as the random-access machine.
- Chapter 2: The Basics
- from Python Algorithms: Mastering Basic Algorithms in the Python Language, Second Edition
- Publisher: Apress
- Released: September 2015
Turing machine is "sequential access", but modern computer is "random access"
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