Turing Machines


#1

How can i program to write the binary number 50 (00110010) on a blank tape how many states would i need?


#2

https://ccrma.stanford.edu/courses/192a/Lecture7-Magnetic_recording.pdf

Binary data is written as opposing polarities, say South for zero, and North for one. Timing may have a role in this so that any number within range no matter how big or small will take the same length of tape (an assumption, at best).