Automata, Languages and Programming

Volume 3580 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 1031-1042

Noisy Turing Machines

  • Eugene AsarinAffiliated withLIAFA, Université Paris 7 / CNRS
  • , Pieter CollinsAffiliated withCentrum voor Wiskunde in Informatica

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Turing machines exposed to a small stochastic noise are considered. An exact characterisation of their (≈\({\it \Pi}\) \(_{\rm 2}^{\rm 0}\)) computational power (as noise level tends to 0) is obtained. From a probabilistic standpoint this is a theory of large deviations for Turing machines.