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I particularly liked how the authors stress the intuitive notions underlying the definitions. Decidability of Arithmetic without Multiplication. Computability and Logic has become a classic because of its accessibility to students without a mathematical background and because it covers not simply the staple topics of an intermediate logic course, such as Godel’s incompleteness theorems, but also a large number of optional topics, from Turing’s theory of computability to Ramsey’s theorem.
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For students or people in general who are extremely sophisticated mathematically, it can sometimes seem a little unrigorous. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
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This book has become a classic because of its accessibility to students without a mathematical background, and because it covers not simply the staple topics of an intermediate logic course such as Godel’s Incompleteness Theorems, but also a large number of optional topics from Turing’s theory of computability to Ramsey’s theorem. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Recursive Sets and Relations. The Undecidability of FirstOrder Logic.
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