Classic text considers general theory of computability, computable functions, on computable functions, Turing machines self-applied, unsolvable decision. In Part One (Chapters 1–5), Professor Davis outlines the general theory of computability, discussing such topics as computable functions. Classic text considersgeneral theory of computability, computable functions, operations on computable functions, Turing machines self-applied, unsolvable decision problems, applications of general theory, mathematical logic, Martin Davis.
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Part Two Chapters 6—8 comprises a concise treatment of applications of the general theory, incorporating material on combinatorial problems, Diophantine Equations including Hilbert’s Tenth Problem and mathematical logic. Unsolvable Classes of Quantificational Formulas.
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