TITLE

ET and an infinitary church's thesis

AUTHOR(S)
Baer, Robert M.
PUB. DATE
June 1995
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer95, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a humorous conversation between an extraterrestrial visitor and a mathematician. Approaches to understanding mathematics; How classical models of computability fare under infinitization; Reflections on computers.
ACCESSION #
9509141614

 

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