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theory of computability

R. Sommerhalder

theory of computability

programs, machines, effectiveness, and feasibility

by R. Sommerhalder

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Wokingham, England, Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Algorithms.,
  • Computational complexity.,
  • Computable functions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR. Sommerhalder, S.C. van Westrhenen.
    SeriesInternational computer science series
    ContributionsWestrhenen, S. Christiaan van, 1928-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA9.58 .S64 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 441 p. ;
    Number of Pages441
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2040257M
    ISBN 100201142147
    LC Control Number88016809

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