Turing Machine

Turing Machine - John Steins

Universal Turing Machine ~ John Steins
TITLE: Universal Turing Machine
SIGNATURE: John Steins
MEDIUM: Wood Engraving
IMAGE SIZE: 8 x 8.75 in
PAPER SIZE: 11 x 13 in
PAPER: Washi
OTHER MARKS: signed, titled, numbered in pencil


Alan Turing is one of the fathers of modern computing who helped break the German Enigma Machine in WWII. Turing developed the Turing Machine as a virtual computer that manipulates symbols on a strip of tape according to a set of rules. Some say that the Turing machine computational model is the foundation for modern computing. This is my attempt at visualizing the process.


So great if you could take a minute and leave your thoughts on this.