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An abstract on the theory and application of a universal archetype computer by Bradley S Tice

Preface

The monograph will examine the nature and development of a computer that has as the fundamental structure the systematic addition of like character types in a sequential fashion from the input of a sequential string of characters.  The characters are of a universal nature based on integers and defined by traditional Arabic numerals for the sake of tradition that are weighed with minimal semantic value aside from being opposite of the other characters in the sequential string. Both random and non-random sequential strings are used as input with both finite and infinite state machines being the 'universal' component of the common feature of this computer system.

The trait of data compression is realized by a notation that notes the initial character in the input sequential string and compresses like natured characters to that specific character type with the information of the number of additional like characters compressed being noted at the same time. 

De-compression of this type of data information duplicate the original sequential string type of character and numerical position as both a sub-group of the like natured characters' sequential string, as well as the total input sequential string made up of the other sub-groups.

B.S.Tice February 2012

An introduction to a proto-type computer system that employs at the fundamental level a property addition of sequentially similar character types into compressed form for storage and the de-compression to its original position and character type format.

A Summing Engine                                                                              8
A specific chapter on the nature and the development of a *summing engine' with a concise history of the supporting fundamental histories from Post and Kleen.

Finite State Machine                                                                   11
The theory and application of a finite state machine to this type of 'summing engine' as formulated as a AUniversal Archetype Computer' system.

Infinite State Machine                                                               15 
The theory and application of a 'Universal Archetype Computer' system using an infinite state machine as a model for computer operations.

Universal Attributes                                                         18
The common usage of both finite and infinite state machines for the application of the Universal Archetype Computer' system for both random and non-random sequential strings.

A New Computing System                                                    21
Formal applications to applied computing are examined for both random and non-random sequential strings using both finite and infinite state machines formats.

Conclusion                                                                        41
A list of features that define a 'Universal Archetype Computer' system with a focus on novel features of operation.

Summary                                                                              46
A concise summary of topics presented in the monograph.

References   48

Summary:
The monograph has described the nature and development of a "Universal Archetype Computer' system as well as its early history developed for the field of algorithmic complexity from the author' s early work in 1998. Some ideas for future study in this area is the growing field of quantum computing and more development for the area of theoretical and applied areas of classical computing.

About the Author:

Dr. Tice is the CEO and Institute Professor of Chemistry at Advanced Human Design located in The Central Valley of Northern California U.S.A.  Dr. Tice is, or has been, a member of the A.C.M. , I.E.E.E., S.I.A.M., I.M.S., A.M.S. and is a Fellow of The Royal Statistical Society.

We are extremely grateful to Dr Bradley S Tice for this unpublished manuscript

Date : February 2012

Creator : Dr Bradley S Tice

Format : Bound

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH22038. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 

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