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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Recursive functions,
  • Turing machines,
  • Computable functions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 149-150.

Statement[by] Neil D. Jones.
SeriesACM monograph series, ACM monograph series.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA248.5 .J66
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 154 p.
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5289562M
ISBN 100123900506
LC Control Number72009331

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