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Computability Theory

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Chapman & Hall / CRC, USA
Cooper, S Barry

Computability theory originated with the seminal work of Godel, Church, Turing, Kleene and Post in the 1930s. This theory includes a wide spectrum of topics, such as the theory of reducibilities and their degree structures, computably enumerable sets and their automorphisms, and subrecursive hierarchy classifications. Recent work in computability theory has focused on Turing definability and promises to have far-reaching mathematical, scientific, and philosophical consequences. Written by a leading researcher, Computability Theory provides a concise, comprehensive, and authoritative introduction to contemporary computability theory, techniques, and results. The basic concepts and techniques of computability theory are placed in their historical, philosophical and logical context. This presentation is characterized by an unusual breadth of coverage and the inclusion of advanced topics not to be found elsewhere in the literature at this level.

Hardback, no jacket. Printed cover.
Condition: Very Good. All text pages clean and unmarked.

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Author(s):
Cooper, S Barry
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
240 x 160
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1584882379
ISBN-13:
9781584882374
Number of pages:
410
Publisher:
Chapman & Hall/CRC Press
Title:
Computability Theory

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Chapman & Hall / CRC, USA
Cooper, S Barry

Computability theory originated with the seminal work of Godel, Church, Turing, Kleene and Post in the 1930s. This theory includes a wide spectrum of topics, such as the theory of reducibilities and their degree structures, computably enumerable sets and their automorphisms, and subrecursive hierarchy classifications. Recent work in computability theory has focused on Turing definability and promises to have far-reaching mathematical, scientific, and philosophical consequences. Written by a leading researcher, Computability Theory provides a concise, comprehensive, and authoritative introduction to contemporary computability theory, techniques, and results. The basic concepts and techniques of computability theory are placed in their historical, philosophical and logical context. This presentation is characterized by an unusual breadth of coverage and the inclusion of advanced topics not to be found elsewhere in the literature at this level.

Hardback, no jacket. Printed cover.
Condition: Very Good. All text pages clean and unmarked.

Author(s):
Cooper, S Barry
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
240 x 160
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1584882379
ISBN-13:
9781584882374
Number of pages:
410
Publisher:
Chapman & Hall/CRC Press
Title:
Computability Theory

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